Help protect locally elected boards of education
The Government of Saskatchewan is conducting a governance review for kindergarten to Grade 12 education—part of the "transformational change" to education we have been hearing about since June's provincial budget. Deputy Premier and Minister of Education Don Morgan has stated that amalgamating school divisions and eliminating elected boards of education, and replacing them with government appointed boards, are possibilities.
Read the recently release report on K-12 education governance.
Locally elected boards are accountable to the electorate and help hold the provincial government to account. They are important advocates for ensuring excellence in education. Who better to serve the needs of students—which are unique to each division, and even each school within divisions—than those elected by our community to represent our community?
Greater Saskatoon Catholic School's Board of Education asks for your support. Here are some possible ways that you can express your support for education and stand up for locally elected boards of education: