Amalgamation bad for rural areas: opposition
Friday, May 14, 2004
Saskatchewan Party says it's done the math on the government's
amalgamation plans and it doesn't look good for rural areas.
the government announced that it will reduce the number of school
divisions from 82 to no more than 40.
critic Don McMorris says there are some divisions which can't be
amalgamated, like Catholic, French and urban divisions.
amalgamation will be bad for rural schools, suggesting it will
create large, unwieldly divisions.
Minister Andrew Thomson says the opposition should wait and see what
a task force studying amalgamation comes up with before jumping to