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Funding crunch sees First Nations students 'missing out' on key school activities


Kristina Alexis has a dream to go to university to become a lawyer, but the challenge of getting through high school is proving more complicated than she expected.

Funding challenges at the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, about 90 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, mean most classes at the Alexis Elementary, Jr. & Sr. High School are split between two grade levels.

Concentrating can be difficult when two teachers are teaching two different subjects in the same room at the same time.


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