Education choice strengthened by passage of Bill 15 and funding framework improvements: June in review

  Congratulations to students and parents for officially completing the 2019/20 school year, especially given the unprecedented challenges of the past few months!  June has also been an eventful month in the... Read more
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Explore the new Choice in Education Act with PCE: May 2020 in review

  It has been an especially busy month for education choice in Alberta, given the recently tabled Choice in Education Act, as well as dealing with ongoing concerns with the new funding... Read more
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PCE launches search for next Executive Director: Important statement from Donna Trimble

  I am writing to you today to share some important news.  After a great deal of contemplation, I have made the very difficult decision to step down as Executive Director of... Read more
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March & April in review: Overhauling education funding, Sask. court case & new health and sexual education resource

  We at Parents for Choice in Education (PCE) recognize the very changed reality we are all facing right now as a result of COVID-19. Our hearts go out to all those... Read more
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New curriculum recommendations & have your say on new Ministerial Order on Student Learning

In August 2019, the Alberta government appointed a curriculum advisory panel tasked to advise the Education Minister on curriculum development, as well as develop a new vision for student learning.Today, as a... Read more
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December in review: Beware those who put self-interest ahead of students

Thanks for your survey participation! Thank you to everyone who responded to the Choice in Education survey before the deadline in mid-December! According to the government website, the survey feedback “will be... Read more
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November in review: Setting the record straight & looming survey deadline

Attacks on education choice: Setting the record straight Those who call themselves “public education advocates” are (once again) targeting education choice, building public hysteria based on ridiculous misrepresentations. To blame private/independent schools... Read more
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Alberta Education wants to hear from you!

The Alberta government has begun the process of developing the promised Choice in Education Act by releasing an important survey for citizens to have their voices heard. We urge you to take advantage of... Read more
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MEDIA RELEASE: New report shows education choice saved Alberta taxpayers $1.9 billion

  Calgary, AB: Alberta’s independent schools and home education saved taxpayers $1.9-billion over eight years, according to a new report commissioned by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) and Alberta-based Parents for Choice...
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September in review: Court action discontinued & new funding report

Bill 24 court action discontinued On September 20th, the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF) announced that the constitutional challenge to Bill 24 was discontinued because the primary sections of law being challenged no... Read more
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