Please be advised that the Alberta School Act has been revised. It is important that parents be aware of parent responsibilities outlined in the Act, section 16.2:
A parent of a student has the responsibility
(a) to take an active role in the student’s educational success, including assisting the student in complying with section 12,
(b) to ensure the parent’s conduct contributes to a welcoming, caring, respectful and safe learning environment,
(c) to co-operate and collaborate with school staff to support the delivery of specialized supports and services to the student,
(d) to encourage, foster and advance collaborative, positive and respectful relationships with teachers, principals, other school staff and professionals providing supports and services in the school, and
(e) to engage in the student’s school community.
School Act – Section 16.2
Education Act – Putting Students First
The Alberta Government is making changes to the Education Act. Click here for Putting Students First which highlights changes to the Education Act.