Education

For immediate release
May 2, 2012

Kirby questions government’s commitment to school councils

NDP Education Critic Dale Kirby (MHA, St. John’s North) had some pointed questions for the Minister of Education today.

 

NDP Education Critic Dale Kirby (MHA, St. John’s North) is demanding the Dunderdale government take action in the upcoming budget to ensure children in the province’s schools have access to the special education programs and services they need.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The hon. the Leader of the Third Party.

SOME HON. MEMBERS: Hear, hear!

MS MICHAEL: Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker.

 

MR. SPEAKER: The hon. the Leader of the Third Party.

MS MICHAEL: Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker.

Mr. Speaker, it is our understanding from discussions with people inside Eastern Health that the wireless patient monitoring machines being used at the Health Sciences Centre were removed from two places in Quebec and are not used elsewhere in the country.

 

Dale Kirby, MHA, St. John’s North
Private Member’s Statement
Canspell Spelling Bee
March 08, 2012

Mr. Speaker,

 

NDP Education Critic Dale Kirby (MHA, St. John’s North) noted the annual arrival of Education Week with congratulations for the province’s teachers, staff and students – and a demand for government to make our students’ school experiences even better.

 

MHA Dale Kirby (St. John’s North), NDP Critic for Education and Advanced Education and Skills, is congratulating teachers to mark Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week in Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

NDP Education Critic Dale Kirby (MHA, St. John’s North) today said he is seriously concerned about the findings of a national report which ranks Newfoundland and Labrador lowest in the country in its early childhood education programs.

 

Dale Kirby (MHA, St. John’s North) today posed questions regarding the safety of the province’s children, asking whether the decades-old Department of Education regulations related to school buses should be amended to reflect a time of busier roads and longer distances.

 

NDP Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) today announced the critic roles to be filled by members of the NDP caucus.

 

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