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Edmonton may be next for "starter schools"
The province will be spending $30 million to build four starter schools in Calgary, and Edmonton may be next. Premier Jim Prentice made the announcement Monday morning that with growth expected at 5,000 students a year, these schools will allow them to get kids in classes right away. "Starter schools are permanent schools that are constructed in phases. They are a timely approach to our needs here in Alberta. It allows the schools to begin operation earlier, before the entire school building...

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