Education

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Pilot project to look at eliminating junior high final exams

The English School District is launching a pilot project to eliminate final exams in junior high grades. Schools will need approval from staff and...
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Education minister defends merging high school history and geography into social studies

High school courses in history and geography will be merge into social studies courses starting in September. The new courses will also cover economics...
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Schools face shortage of substitute teachers

Schools in the province are facing a shortage of substitute teachers. NTV's Leila Beaudoin reports.
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Residents not happy new Bay D’Espoir Academy going to St. Alban’s

The province is about to replace Bay D'Espoir Academy, which was destroyed by fire. But not everyone is impressed by where the new school's...
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Too many students chronically absent, child and youth advocate says

The Child and Youth Advocate released a new report Thursday highlighting a troubling trend. She says too many children in the province are missing...
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C.B.S. man loses laptop containing master’s thesis

Only three days in and a man from Conception Bay South is ready to write off 2019. Chris Baird lost a laptop that contained...
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Student leadership conference kicks off in Grand Falls-Windsor

Students and teachers from across the province were in Grand Falls-Windsor Friday for the start of the provincial student leadership conference. NTV's Colleen Lewis...
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NLTA concerned, school councils outraged after auditor general’s report

The teachers' union is concerned and the Federation of School Councils is outraged after the auditor general revealed a spending scandal at the English...
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‘Individuals responsible no longer working’ here, English School District says after AG report

The English School District says there have already been firings after the auditor general released a report on Wednesday raising concerns about fraud. Julia...

Auditor General releases scathing report on purchasing at English School District

Auditor General Julia Mullaley released a scathing report Wednesday about allegations of fraud at the English School District. “The lack of oversight of NLESD’s control...