REGINA CATHOLIC SCHOOL DIVISION
ANNUAL ELECTORS’ MEETING
FEBRUARY 5, 2018
By Frank Flegel
Premier Scott Moe had a nice surprise for Saskatchewan school boards, on February 5. Flanked by new Education Minister Gordon Wyant and Dr. Shawn Davidson, President of the Saskatchewan School Boards Association, the Premier announced “interim” financing of $7.5 million dollars for financially hard-pressed school boards and a promise of more to come in the new 2018-2019 budget, which is due out April 10.
“We will get about $450,000.00 of that to direct to our staffing needs,” said Domenic Scuglia, Director of Education for the Regina Catholic School Division, shortly after the government’s announcement. The $7.5 million will be distributed to all school divisions according to a formula. “That’s exceptionally good news for us. We will work with the senior team to identify where the gaps and pressures are and how to staff accordingly.”
Scuglia was...Read More