Wrap-up of ASBA Fall General Meeting

More than 430 trustees and senior administrators attend ASBA meeting

Release date: November 25, 1999

New ASBA policies adopted at meeting of province's school boards
School boards, who met in Edmonton Nov. 21-23 for the Alberta School Boards Association's (ASBA) Fall General Meeting, adopted policies calling for: full funding for Kindergarten students (equal to .5 of the funding for elementary students); removal of the cap on the number of students with severe disabilities who are eligible for government funding; the elimination of the backlog of school maintenance and modernization projects; and, the establishment of a pool of funds for maintaining buildings. See page 2 for a list of the new policies.

ASBA awards recognize contributions to education
The ASBA honored these Albertans and Alberta organizations.

For more information contact: Suzanne Lundrigan, ASBA Manager Communications at 1.780.451.7122.

The Alberta School Boards Association serves and represents all Alberta’s public, separate and francophone school boards.