Media releases | March 15, 2022

As part of Alberta’s 2022 budget, the province is spending nearly $75 million to build on Alberta public charter and collegiate schools over the next three years. While this is welcome news for some Calgary parents and charter school operators, there's concern that public education is being overlooked.

Education Minister Adriana Lagrange said the $47 million in capital spending and $25 million will be used to support leases and facility improvements "so existing public charter schools can grow and new public charter schools have the spaces they need to deliver the educational services to the students that want them," she said from Edmonton Tuesday. Read more →