Wednesday, October 2, 2013

How much power do Calgary school board trustees have?

... here's an excerpt from an interesting article found on the CBC website:

"Jacquie Hansen, president of the Alberta School Boards Association, believes the power of boards started to erode in the 1990s. That's when the province took education property taxes away from local school boards and the money was pooled. That allowed Alberta Education to make the financial decisions."

With the election approaching, it might be a good idea to bring some of the points made in this article up to candidates that visit your house. Everyone want to win your vote - make them earn it!

Click here to read the full story.

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