Media releases | May 10, 2011

Media Advisory: School Board to Decide Tonight on Deal with Childcare Corporation

EDMONTON—Edmonton Public Schools' Board of Trustees will decide tonight at their public board meeting if they are going to allow Canada's largest childcare corporation to lease space within the public school system.The CEO of EDLEUN Corporation, Texas businessman Leslie Wulf, will be making a presentation tonight to the board at 7:00 PM.Bill Moore-Kilgannon, Executive Director of Public Interest Alberta will also make a short presentation following Mr Wulf. Moore-Kilgannon had presented to the school board on April 13th raising a number of public interest questions that are important for the board to consider before an agreement with this corporation to lease 4 schools should proceed. To see these questions, go to http://www.pialberta.org/content/public-schools-no-home-corporate-childcareA number of others will also be raising their concerns at the beginning of the school board meeting at 6:00 PM, including a current childcare operator who was very concerned about losing her childcare centre to EDLEUN when it was revealed that EPSB was in negotiations for her centre's space.-30-Media contact: Bill Moore-Kilgannon (780) 993-3736

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