Education not a priority in provincial budget, says NLTA

The provincial budget revealed the Liberal government plans to spend a record amount on healthcare over the next year. 

But what about education? Well the province’s teachers association it was not a priority.

NTV’s Ben Cleary has more in this report. 

Not enough focus on education in Budget 2023, says NLTA

One group that was not happy about Budget 2023 was the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers Association. 

There was a heavy focus on health care, but NLTA President Trent Langdon feels like health care was left behind.

NLTA launches campaign to highlight teacher vacancies, lack of substitute teachers in schools

The Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers Association has launched a new campaign, to highlight teacher vacancies, and a lack of substitute teachers in schools. NTV’s Beth Penney has the details. 

Public exams cancelled for 2022-23 school year

Public exams have been cancelled for the for the 2022-23 school year. 

The Department of Education says the public exam system as it existed pre-covid may no longer meet the educational needs of students. 

Video of school bus slipping on icy roads raising safety concerns

Icy conditions made for tricky driving for some school buses in Conception bay south this morning.

As NTV’s Beth Penney reports, a video is making the rounds on social media, raising concerns about safety. 

NLTA renews calls for plan to recruit and retain teachers

With the fall semester entering the home stretch, the NLTA is calling on the province to focus on the other three r’s: recruitment, retention and resources.

The Teachers’ Association says there needs to be a concrete plan to recruit and retain teachers. NTV’s Ben Cleary reports.

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