Prince Edward Island students have shown impressive improvements in math and reading, according to national assessment results, says Premier Robert Ghiz.
New investments of $9 million over three years will help to ensure that Island youth can access enhanced mental health and addictions treatment here in Prince Edward Island.
Students are back to class at Souris Regional School this Fall. Construction began in Spring 2013 on the 125,000 square foot, $20 million, K-12 school. The school features a new K-6 academic wing, new music wing, culinary arts teaching area and enhanced IT and trades spaces.
Government is committed to helping students graduate with the required knowledge, skills, and attitudes for post-secondary education, apprenticeship programs, and the labour market, says Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Alan McIsaac.
The Province of Prince Edward Island and Canadian Tire are partnering on Active at School, an initiative to encourage physical activity in Island students before, during and after school.