Rival protest groups leave First Nation school

Students on the Piapot First Nation in Saskatchewan could be returning to school soon now that a month-long protest has ended.

The protest started when a group of parents shut down the school in early October. They opposed an experimental curriculum that they said was leaving their kids behind.

A second group of parents and teachers entered the school this week. They said they wouldn't leave until the first group left and classes were resumed.

The groups appear to have come to an agreement with Canada's Department of Indian and Northern Affairs. The students have missed 20 school days.

Get the Story:
Protesters leave Piapot school (CBC 11/11)
Parents end protest over curriculum changes at school on Piapot reserve (CP 11/11)

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