education reform

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Independent schools key to improving K-12 education in Alberta

Alberta has experienced a decline in student scores in reading, science and math.


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Dollars and Sense of Education Reform in B.C.

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.


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Increased funding for independent schools unlikely to improve education in Alberta

The United Conservative Party (UCP) recently released some proposed reforms in education.


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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.


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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.

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Ontario’s financial status quo is not sustainable. That’s the conclusion of numerous independent analyses, the former provincial treasurer, and the province’s own commission on reform of public sector services. Yet despite these warnings, the province has allowed an unsustainable set of fiscal policies to persist while missing opportunities for reform.

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The recent decision by the Assembly of First Nations to reject Ottawa’s musings about reforming on-reserve education was an example of a react-first, ask-questions later approach. It was unhelpful, most of all to First Nations kids.