Monthly Archives: February 2016

February: In the News

Here is a list of the media links available online from the stories released this week: CBE Radio Eyeopener:  February 2, 2016 http://www.cbc.ca/eyeopener/episode/2016/02/02/rethink-charter-academy-school-application-rejected/ http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/alberta-education-rejects-rethink-charter-academy-west-calgary-spanish-science-school-1.3429941 Calgary Herald:  February 3, 2016 http://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/advocates-devastated-with-provinces-rejection-of-new-school-for-students-with-learning-disabilities Calgary Sun:  February 3, 2016 http://www.calgarysun.com/2016/02/02/province-nixes-charter-school-for-special-needs-kids Metro News:  February 3, 2016 http://www.metronews.ca/news/calgary/2016/02/02/ab-education-declines-calgary-special-needs-school.html

February Update: What’s Next?

We continue to advocate for Education Minister David Eggen to re-consider his decision to decline ReThink’s charter. Today, we are informing the public of the decision to turn down the charter through the media.  The CBC Eyeopener story aired this morning.  Here is a link to the online article:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/alberta-education-rejects-rethink-charter-academy-west-calgary-spanish-science-school-1.3429941 Global News is carrying the […]