Lucie Edwardson

Journalist

Lucie Edwardson is a reporter with CBC Calgary, currently focused on bringing you stories related to education in Alberta. In 2018 she headed a pop-up bureau in Lethbridge, Alta. Her experience includes newspaper, online, TV and radio. Follow her on Twitter @LucieEdwardson

Latest from Lucie Edwardson

Alberta's school board funding remains unclear following budget 2021

Without school jurisdiction funding profiles or next year’s funding manual, Alberta school boards say they don't know exactly how they're being funded individually.

Taber teacher removed from classroom after accusations of inappropriate behaviour

Following an online petition with allegations of inappropriate behaviour toward underage students, a Taber teacher has been removed from any student involvement. 

CBE launches high school engagement, scenarios include ending some Spanish, French and Arts programs

The Calgary Board of Education is considering cutting some programs of choice and consolidating programs as it looks to balance student populations in public high schools across the city. 

Students and advocates want 'traumatizing' name of CBE's Langevin school changed

The call to rename the Calgary Board of Education's Langevin School, named after one of the men behind Canada's residential school system, is growing louder — bolstered by current and former students who say the name is offensive to Indigenous peoples and reinforces racism.

University of Lethbridge plans for 'significant' return of students to campus in fall 2021

The University of Lethbridge says it's anticipating "positive shifts" related to COVID-19 health measures in coming months, and is in the planning stages for a significant return of students to the campus for the fall 2021 semester. 

'We're not making progress': Indigenous student outcomes continue to slide at the CBE

The Calgary Board of Education says its Indigenous students are falling through the cracks. The trustees hope a new learning strategy will lead to improvement.

Grade 11 girls report highest levels of anxiety and depression in CBE student survey

The Calgary Board of Education says new survey results show high school students are reporting that while they feel they have positive relationships in their lives, they're also experience feelings of depression and anxiety — with female students reporting these feelings more frequently than their male counterparts. 

Western Canada High School locked down following weapon report

Police are on scene at Western Canada High School following reports of a gun. 

Potential gunshots force lockdown of 2 Calgary Board of Education schools

Police are investigating reports of gunshots fired outside Forest Lawn High School that caused minor property damage Thursday afternoon, forcing two Calgary Board of Education schools into lockdown.

Calgary Catholic School District plans to continue offering online learning, no decision from CBE

The Calgary Catholic School District says online learning will continue to be an option for families next school year — and hopefully in years to come.

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