school choice

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In Ontario, more and more parents are choosing to enroll their children in independent schools.


10:30AM
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Expectations are growing in many circles that the new NDP government in Alberta will be transformative.


9:00AM
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As students across Canada wrap up another school year, we know that some students won’t be back in the fall. They may be barred from schools because of striking teachers. Or they may be home—in school.


9:00AM
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While much has been made about the ‘resolution’ of the teachers’ job action in Ontario, most of the discussion has missed two fundamental aspects of the debate: school choice and unionization in the public sector.


9:00AM
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The provincial government will deliver its budget today, amid a backdrop of fallen commodity prices and a generally sluggish economy. In light of British Columbia’s mounting government debt, vigilance and restraint will be key.


12:00PM
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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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As BC parents and students struggle with the teachers’ strike and prospects of a significantly delayed school year, it’s worth understanding how and why one-in-eight students (and their parents) in the province is unaffected by the strike.