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St. John’s resident Peter Whittle, president elect of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of School Councils, stands outside Coffee Matters outlet in downtown St. John’s Saturday. — Photo by Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

New N.L. school councils president up for challenge

July 21, 2014 - 4 h 30

But last week Whalen told the board of directors he had to leave the position due to work-related commitments. Whittle had supported Whalen when he was first elected in 2013.

“I wasn’t expecting...

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New N.L. school councils president up for challenge

Teachers reach tentative deal with government

July 20, 2014 - 14 h 01

Sean Weir, a candidate for NLTA vice-president in elections scheduled to take place this December, wrote a post on his campaign Facebook page shortly before 1 p.m. Sunday congratulating the NLTA’s...

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Teachers reach tentative deal with government

Our history, supported by a cast with many extras

July 21, 2014 - 4 h 30

You may also have noticed  small boys running alongside. Some may have been marching proudly,  others out of step.

Well, that’s a column in more ways than one. The boys are the attendant...

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Our history, supported by a cast with many extras

Bikes away

July 18, 2014 - 4 h 40

Company owner Ken Sooley told The Telegram last weekend that he has, indeed, gone ahead and scheduled mountain bike tours on parts of the East Coast Trail against the express wishes of the association...

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Tenders for modular classrooms awarded

July 15, 2014 - 16 h 18

Two tenders valued at more than $1.1 million has been awarded to CAN AM Platforms and Construction Ltd. of Shearstown.

“Unprecedented housing development and an influx of young families into...

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Tenders for modular classrooms awarded

Interactive whiteboards cause frustration

July 11, 2014 - 4 h 32

From dusty, scratching chalkboards to the squeaky, ink-scented dry-erase whiteboards, it’s where teachers lay out their daily plans and interact with their students.

In today’s high-tech...

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Interactive whiteboards cause frustration