Mar 042012
 

On Wednesday, February 22, 2012 Education Minister Thomas Lukaszuk tabled Bill 4, the St. Albert and Sturgeon Valley School Districts Establishment Act. The bill proposes to expand Sturgeon School Division’s boundaries to include the towns of Morinville and Legal and switch Greater St. Albert Catholic Regional Division’s public designation to separate. It also proposes to switch St. Albert Protestant Separate School District’s separate designation to public.

Read the government’s press release here: http://alberta.ca/NewsFrame.cfm?ReleaseID=/acn/201202/31984A6FA4297-EEEA-247D-C92DFCA2595B2551.html

Bill 4 may be read here: http://www.assembly.ab.ca/ISYS/LADDAR_files/docs/bills/bill/legislature_27/session_5/20120207_bill-004.pdf

 

Related news articles:

http://www.edmontonjournal.com/news/Morinville+secular+school+three+area+boards+will+reorganize/6194640/story.html

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/primary-to-secondary/edmonton-area-schools-sacrifice-boundary-rights-for-greater-public-good/article2347004/

 

Reaction:

Donna Hunter’s interview on Alberta Primetime may be watched here: http://www.albertaprimetime.com/Stories.aspx?pd=3393

Letter to the editor from Legal: http://morinvillenews.com/2012/02/23/letter-small-town-secular-education/

St. Albert Gazette editorial: http://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/20120225/SAG0902/302259982/-1/SAG09/school-system-changes-long-overdue

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