Teachers are currently compensated based on only two criteria—years of university and years of experience.
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Notley government faces a budget deficit of more than $10 billion.
Currently, Alberta is the only Canadian jurisdiction to permit charter schools.
In her recent column that defended the generous 2007-2012 pay and pension deal between the provincial government and teachers, the president of the Alberta Teachers Association made this unsupportable claim: taxpayers saved $45-billion because of that agreement.
The deal, wrote union President Carol Henderson, allowed the government to restructure its own liability and to reduce the 52-year amortization period of the debt.