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Safety Top of Mind as Nearly 190,000 Saskatchewan Students Head Back to School

Released on August 31, 2018

As students get ready to head back to school after the long weekend, drivers should be prepared to once again share the road with school buses and students.  The Ministry of Education, school divisions, teachers and support staff across the province have been busily preparing for students’ return to the classroom for the 2018-19 school year.

“As a parent and grandparent - I know back to school is a busy and exciting time for children, parents and teachers,” Deputy Premier and Education Minister Gordon Wyant said.  “Thank you to the more than 21,000 teachers and staff who work so hard to make returning to the classroom a safe and enjoyable experience for students.”

The return to school also means increased traffic, busy sidewalks, and active playgrounds.  The Government of Saskatchewan reminds all drivers to slow down and take extra caution around school zones to help keep our children safe as they travel to and from school.

This fall, Saskatchewan schools will welcome nearly 190,000 Prekindergarten to Grade 12 students at more than 770 schools across our 27 public, separate and francophone school divisions, including associate schools.

In Saskatchewan, legislation establishing the start of the school year after Labour Day has been in place since 2012.  An exception is granted in years when the statutory holiday falls on or after September 5 to allow for an earlier start to the school year.

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For more information, contact:

Chris Hodges
Education
Regina
Phone: 306-787-1069
Email: chris.hodges@gov.sk.ca
Cell: 306-533-7506


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