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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Where do we stand? Alberta's education landscape for a new school year

  Welcome to a new school year!   The education landscape in Alberta has certainly experienced some significant shifts since the end of June and PCE is here to provide you with an... Read more
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June in review: Consultations, questions and opportunities

Update: Bill 8, Education Amendment Act Bill 8 was introduced in the legislature on June 5th and is now in Committee of the Whole after passing second reading. You can view the progress... Read more
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Parents for Choice in Education seeks retraction of false MLA statements made in the Alberta Legislature

  During Question Period on June 13th, a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) made false statements on the public record about Parents for Choice in Education (PCE). PCE has submitted a... Read more
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Celebrating a step in the right direction: Bill 8

  Bill 8, the Education Amendment Act, is a step in the right direction in Alberta. We applaud the new government for introducing this legislation to amend the Education Act, which will,... Read more
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May in review: Uncertainty surrounds education funding and legislation

As May has drawn to a close, parents, school boards, teachers and principals have been left with more questions than answers, especially when it comes to the direction of education funding and... Read more
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Time sensitive: Prioritize proclamation promise

  Today, May 16, marks one month since Albertans elected a majority UCP government. While dangerous education laws created under the NDP still remain on the books, hope is on the horizon.... Read more
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April in review: New education minister & Alberta Court of Appeal decision

Premier Jason Kenney and Alberta’s new Education Minister Adriana LaGrange were officially sworn in this morning. Adriana LaGrange, MLA for Red Deer-North, previously served as a school trustee with Red Deer Catholic... Read more
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Beginning a new chapter in Alberta's education system with a UCP majority government

 Premier-elect Jason Kenney acknowledged in his victory speech that Albertans want their common sense values reflected in their government, including respect for Alberta’s tradition of school choice because “parents know better than... Read more
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