Below are a number of questions about education that are frequently asked by school board members and members of the public. A brief answer is given for each question and the reader is referred to Saskatchewan School Boards Association Research reports and other sources for more information.
What is the key work of school boards?
What type of Board-CEO relationship is desirable?
How can the board know if it is governing effectively?
What role do school boards play in shaping the education program?
What is the rationale for early childhood programs in publicly-funded schools?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of multi-grade classrooms?
How effective is distance education?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of an alternate school year?
What should students be learning in school?
How do children learn to read and write?