Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION
Posted: 01/30/2014 2:40 PM | Comments: 0
Education Minister James Allum has increased provincial funding for public schools by $24.4 million, a two per cent increase.
Allum challenged school trustees to provide a quality education without resorting to property tax increases. The rookie minister said that school divisions already have the financial resources to do the job in the classroom, and should start by looking at their administration costs.
The increased money will primarily go towards improving skills training and career development for students.
The NDP maintained its record of providing its share of funding the public education system at the rate of provincial growth.
Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories? Please use the form below and let us know.
Having problems with the form?Contact Us Directly
Collision on Perimeter Highway
Katz recommits to temporary water service in 24 hours for residents with frozen lines
Drivers acquitted in huge cocaine bust
B.C. rides home-ice advantage to Brier final
Winnipeg is undergoing a renaissance: Katz
Report on violence against indigenous women 'appalling': Ashton
Cdns on missing Malaysia Airlines plane
Vic Toews appointed to Court of Queen's Bench
Russia in patriotic fervour over Crimea
Short on thrills, big on skills
Jets coach not worried about loss of momentum
Peter Nygård Lives Forever - Our latest Key of Bart
Newspaper delivery delayed today
Former Mountie charged with indecent assault
Headingley RCMP investigating suspicious death