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Thank You for Your Feedback!


In March, we gathered feedback on two scenarios to balance enrolment at CBE high schools. Thousands of you took the time out of your busy lives to participate in one or more of these opportunities. Your participation is helping us develop a proposed plan that will have the most positive impact for students overall.


Online Survey

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Idea Boards

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Virtual Sessions​

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More than 11,500 responses 
on three surveys

250 ideas 
on ​eight boards + hundreds of comments on those ideas

1,100 participants
in six sessions (four public, two staff)

Survey reports now available​

We have posted the parent/public and student survey reports the CBE website. Please note, staff survey results are available to CBE employees through our staff intranet.


The survey reports are lengthy and include data segmented by community and program where relevant to decision-making at this stage in the process. As you review these reports, please remember that this is not a vote.  It is important to consider stakeholder feedback in developing the proposed plan. We also need to consider the CBE planning principles, space and resources and other factors.  

We value all this feedback and it will help inform the proposed plan.  As you review the reports, it is important to highlight: 

  • Results reflect the perceptions and opinions of participants.

  • These results are not statistically representative of the entire CBE population. 

  • Participation among Calgary communities varies significantly for a variety of reasons.

  • Some programs are over-represented and others are under-represented in the survey results.

Next Steps


We will share more information in May about when the proposed plan will be available for public feedback and the final decision will be made. We are working to make a decision as soon as possible.


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Phew, what a week! Thank you to our amazing teachers and staff who’ve worked so hard to make the switch to at home learning. Thank you to students and families for your flexibility and patience. Have a great weekend and we’ll see you online on Monday. #WeAreCBE https://t.co/OQKmz9j8Dz