education spending

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Le gouvernement étudie la possibilité de diminuer le financement des établissements d’enseignement privé. En conséquence, plusieurs parents pourraient être obligés de renoncer à leur liberté de choisir l’école de leur enfant. Absurde!

Être parent, c’est vouloir offrir ce qu’il y a de mieux à sa progéniture. Quand les parents choisissent l’école de leur enfant, ils sont conscients qu’ils engagent l’avenir de ce dernier. Aussi, très peu d’entre eux prennent cette décision à la légère.


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In a liberal democracy, where critical thinking is often touted as an end goal in education, it was disappointing to read Calgary MLA Kent Hehr’s attack on parental choice in education (“Private schools divide pupils by wealth and religion,” July 26).

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While the recent federal budget received much attention for its debt and deficit forecasts, a smattering of legislative reforms giving First Nations greater control of on-reserve education went largely unnoticed. Hand-in-hand with the proposed reforms, the feds also promised an additional $1.25 billion in core funding for on-reserve education over three years, on top of the current $1.5 billion spent annually. All of which was supported by the Assembly of First Nations.