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Spending on public schools reaches new heights despite teacher union rhetoric

Compensation for education employees including teachers grew by more than 25 per cent over eight years.


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School board trustees should embrace genuine diversity and avoid unnecessary legal fights

Safe and orderly classrooms are a prerequisite to student learning.


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Smartphones hurt student learning in the classroom

In Canada, 80 per cent of students reported feeling nervous or anxious if their phones were not near them during math instruction.


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Ontario government created own ‘de-streaming’ debacle in schools

By forcing all Grade 9 students to take the same course, teachers must contend with a much broader range of student interests and abilities.


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Holocaust education in schools is a good start—and shows why facts matter

Only when you possess background knowledge about a topic can you think critically about it.


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Public schools should remain neutral on gender identity and other controversial issues

Polls show most Canadians hold the traditional view that there are only two genders.


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Nova Scotia government closed schools even after reality of COVID became clear

By December 2020, a large body of research showed that children represented two per cent or less of diagnosed COVID cases.


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COVID school closures likely caused significant learning loss in Alberta and beyond

Better organized and operated schools are likely better able to help students recover from temporary learning loss.