U.S. legislation would help produce scholarships to fund a wide range of education choices for students.
Alberta has experienced a decline in student scores in reading, science and math.
Families are sensitive to the price of education, which is why provinces that do not provide funding generally have much lower rates of independent school enrolment.
The United Conservative Party (UCP) recently released some proposed reforms in education.
Last week marked the one-year anniversary of the exoneration of Lynden Dorval, an Edmonton physics teacher who was fired for giving zeroes on student assignments that were not completed.
One of the big stories coming out of Queen’s Park on the government’s fall economic update was the possibility of reductions in education spending.