Local 38 in the News

Date  Article
2019 November 7   Cuts to education mean students will lose teachers, get shuffled into other classes midway through school year (Calgary Herald)
 Interview on the Calgary Eyeopener (CBC Calgary)
2019 November 6  Up to 300 teachers could be cut, fees hiked as CBE struggles with tough UCP budget (Calgary Herald)
 Alberta Education minister, CBE in war of words over UCP budget (CTV News)
2019 October 5  Biting, Kicking, Chokeholds: Calgary teachers report violence in classrooms, documents show (Star Calgary)
2019 September 23  Calgary Board of Education looks for parent input as city high schools face overcapacity concerns (Global News)
2019 September 16  Calgary's newest high schools already bursting at the seams (CBC Calgary)
2019 September 15  Class sizes swell across Calgary as enrolment rises 2,000 students year over year (CBC Calgary)
2019 September 7   Western Canada: Alberta school boards making pre-emptive cuts ahead of province’s first budget (Globe & Mail)
2019 June 25   Union estimates 220 fewer teachers next year as CBE pushes status quo (Calgary Sun)
2019 June 19   Province silent on education funding as 300 public school jobs at stake (Calgary Sun)
2019 June 18   Calgary Board of Education budget calls for increased class sizes and layoffs (Global News)
2019 June 12   'Is it just a shell game?' Public schools want more details on UCP's surprise pledge to fund enrolment growth (Calgary Herald)
 Public school board relieved but has questions about enrolment growth funding (Edmonton Journal) 
 Calgary Board of Education proceeds with cuts despite provincial funding promise (CTV News)
2019 June 11   Despite provincial promises, confusion still surrounds education funding for the fall (Star Calgary)
2019 May 29   Calgary schools preparing for expected increase in students, possible teacher loss this fall (Global News)
2019 May 27   'Mood is very down': Principals budget fewer teachers, larger classes for next public school year (Calgary Herald)
 2023 August 30  Calgary School Boards Ramp Up Hiring Ahead of Fall Semester (CBC Calgary)