by Meghan Finney, Communications Coordinator, MK

MK Board of Directors at MK’s Annual General Assembly, October 4.

MK Board of Directors at MK’s Annual General Assembly, October 4.

High school graduation rates among Mi’kmaq students in Nova Scotia peaked at 87.7 per cent per cent in 2012-13, considerably higher than the national average of 35 per cent, according to a new report by the First Nation education authority in Nova Scotia. Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey (MK) released its annual report at the organization’s annual general assembly in Dartmouth, October 4.

The report highlights MK’s work during the 2012-13 academic year and focuses on its core areas of activity: elementary and secondary education, post-secondary education, performance measurement, the Atlantic Canada First Nation Help Desk; Mi’kmaw language, special education; sports, health and wellness; and the ...

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