In the News

Metro News – September 19, 2017 – CBE trustee Hurdman makes Ward switch for upcoming election

Calgary Herald – September 18, 2017 – Public school trustee races to put a new face on Calgary Board of Education

Metro News – September 6, 2017 – CBE parent refuses to pay supervision fee amid transportation changes

CBC Calgary – August 10, 2017 – Bus route changes leave kids in alternative programs stranded

Calgary Herald – June 21, 2017 – CBE trustee Trina Hurdman demands strategies for poor math results

Metro News – June 20, 2017 – Calgary Board of Education trustees express continued anguish over Bill 1 while passing budget

Metro News – June 20, 2017 – Calgary public school board puts dwindling math scores under microscope

Calgary Herald – June 8, 2017 – ‘Back up those words’ with money: CBE fires back at education minister over student busing

Metro News – June 8, 2017 – CBE and Alberta Education clash over transportation plans and funding

Calgary Herald – January 9, 2017 – CBE ready to roll out three more new schools, bringing total to 18

Calgary Herald – November 5, 2015 – Secret documents shed light on CBE busing issues

Metro News – September 15, 2015 – Calgary Board of Education looking into how they communicated with parents

Calgary Herald – September 11, 2015 – CBE to add buses, shorten student walks to stops

Calgary Herald – April 18, 2015 – Editorial: Boldness at the CBE

Metro News – April 14, 2015 – CBE trustees make ‘brave’ move, will use reserve funds in face of provincial freeze

Calgary Herald – April 14, 2015 – CBE defies government rules, votes to pull funding out of reserves

Metro News – March 30, 2015 – Budget leaves yet-to-be-approved Calgary school requests in limbo

Calgary Herald – March 26, 2015 – Budget: Class sizes to increase as education funding won’t match student enrolment

Metro News – March 26, 2015 – Education funding in Alberta to remain steady despite student growth

Metro News – March 19, 2015 – Alberta class sizes continue to see ‘upward trend’

Metro News – January 18, 2015 – As parent complaints persist, Calgary Board of Education trustees seek more info on bus service

Metro News – December 2, 2014 – Candidates step forward, seventh Calgary Board of Education trustee to be elected in April

Calgary Herald – November 30, 2014 – CBE survey respondents say no to byelection to replace Sheila Taylor

Calgary Herald – June 17, 2014 – New procedures aim to improve public school board dialogue

Calgary Herald – May 21, 2014 – CBE approves budget with $8.9M extra cost to parents

Metro News – May 20, 2014 – School board approves fee increases for Calgary students (Trina voted against)

Metro News – May 2, 2014 – Trustee opposes CBE fee hike, says current model creates a ‘vicious cycle’

Metro News – March 9, 2014 – Splitting up kids, delaying school on table for families losing in Calgary Board of Education lottery

Metro News – January 20, 2014 – Calgary Board of Education trustee aims to keep siblings together despite school squeeze

Calgary Herald – October 30, 2013 – Outspoken trustee takes over as CBE chairwoman (Trina comments on need to begin search for a business manager)

Metro News – October 22, 2013 – Optimism, immediate calls for change come from new CBE trustees

Calgary Herald – October 22, 2013 – New CBE board vows spirit of co-operation

Metro News – October 22, 2013 – Mix of old and new will make up CBE trustee board

CBC Calgary – October 22, 2013 – New school board trustees want change

Calgary Herald – October 21, 2013 – Newcomers join public school board will have to take on funding crunch

Metro News – October 20, 2013 – Calgary election: The unexpected is expected while doorknocking

Metro News – October 20, 2013 – CBE trustee challengers say class-size emails a prime example of need for change

Calgary Herald – October 17, 2013 – Trina Hurdman presents her idea that the board of trustees hire a professional business manager.

FastForward Weekly – October 17, 2013 – A peak behind the scenes of a trustee campaign.

Metro News – October 11, 2013 – CBE Trustee candidate forum.

CBC Analysis – October 10, 2013 – The Calgary Board of Education would benefit from better oversight and better planning.

Calgary Herald – October 9, 2013 – Trina Hurdman’s involvement with the Association for Responsive Trusteeship in Calgary Schools.

Global Calgary – September 30, 2013 – Trina Hurdman is seen as a tough challenger in wards 6 & 7.

CBC Eyeopener – September 30, 2013 – Trina Hurdman on why she asked a latecomer to consider stepping back.

Calgary Herald – September 30, 2013 – Trustee vote could chart new course for Calgary public school board.

Metro News – September 23, 2013 – Trustee election has potential for upsets.

CBC News at 6 – September 20, 2013 – Trina Hurdman talks about the importance of involving parents in changes to report cards.

Metro News – September 18, 2013 – Trina Hurdman points out that CBE has been irresponsible in addressing class size concerns.

Calgary Herald – September 9, 2013 – Trina Hurdman and other candidates lay out issues they’re hearing from voters.

Metro News – September 5, 2013 – Report cards are for the benefit of parents. We are reporting to parents and students and they should be involved in what is on those report cards.

Metro News – August 27, 2013 – The board of trustees needs to find realistic alternatives.

Metro News – August 11, 2013 – The Calgary Board of Education is poised for a generational shift.

CBC News – May 14, 2013 – Trina Hurdman comments on the importance of labour peace to parents and students.

CBC News at 6 – May 7, 2013 – Trina Hurdman expresses concern about the impact of the budget on classrooms and students (beginning around 7:30).

CBC News at 6 – March 15, 2013 – Trina Hurdman comments on the provincial government deal with the teachers’ union (beginning around 2:30).

Alberta Primetime – November 12, 2012 – Trina Hurdman reacts to the Minister of Education’s decision on her petition to review school fees.

Metro News – November 8, 2012 – Trina Hurdman expresses disappointment in the Minister’s decision and vows to continue advocating for parents.

Calgary Herald – November 8, 2012 – Trina Hurdman questions the method the Calgary Board of Education uses to calculate bus fees and the fairness of noon supervision fees.

Calgary Herald – October 25, 2012 – Minister of Education Jeff Johnson comments on Trina Hurdman’s appeal of school fees.

Metro News – October 24, 2012 – Trina Hurdman requested Alberta Education to review the CBE’s school fee model.

Alberta Primetime – August 31, 2012 – Trina Hurdman discusses increased Calgary Board of Education fees to parents.

CBC News – August 14, 2012 – Trina Hurdman launches appeal of school fees to Alberta Education.

Calgary Herald – August 14, 2012 – Trina Hurdman files an appeal with the Education Minister to review school fees.

Calgary Herald – June 2, 2012 – Trina Hurdman seeks clarification on legality of noon hour supervision fees.

CBC News – February 17, 2012 – Trina Hurdman responds to a letter sent by the Calgary Board of Education lawyer.

Calgary Herald – February 7, 2012 – Trina Hurdman questions the adequacy of Calgary Board of Education focus groups on fees.

CBC News – June 9, 2011 – Trina Hurdman points out that bus fees don’t always make sense for parents.

Metro News – May 4, 2011 – Trina Hurdman decries a lack of transparency in setting school fees.

Calgary Herald – April 20, 2011 – Trina Hurdman points out that the Calgary Board of Education budget information lacks transparency.