The proposed land space would be at 38 Street and 38 Avenue NW.
Aheer added that she doesn’t understand why public schools are involved in the debate.
“To go after another school authority, when in my opinion, it really has nothing to do with them,” Aheer explained. “If this is really about this independent school authority wanting to secure this land through the City of Edmonton, to be able to have an option for school for these children that have a need.”
The Headway School teaches Punjabi as a second language and some students have to bus for an hour to get their education.
Headway School principal J.S. Sidhu suspects that the pushback is from public sector unions.