German Family Targeted in Home Schooling Raid

In Germany, home education is illegal. This law is a great travesty, a violation of the fundamental rights all parents have as the primary educators of their children. On August 29th, one... Read more
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Slate Article Claims: If You Send Your Kid to Private School, You Are a Bad Person

This article appeared in Slate a few days ago, claiming that you are a bad person if you send your children to a private school. Reading this, I wondered at first if... Read more
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C.D. Howe Report on School Performance in Alberta

The C.D. Howe Institute just put out a report on the performance of Alberta schools. It's a very interesting read, and you can access it directly here. This is a valuable tool... Read more
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Great Article from the UK on Political Bias in Education

I recently stumbled across this article and thought I'd share it with you. It's a good analysis of how political bias in education can influence the thinking of young people. It is... Read more
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Education Act Regulations - Take the Survey

As mentioned in a previous post, the government is current undertaking consultations related to the recently-passed education act. The new act establishes an overall framework, but some of the specifics of way... Read more
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Milton Friedman on School Choice

Milton Friedman is well known for his economic ideas. Perhaps less well known are his views on education. However, Friedman believed that the single thing that would do the most to improve... Read more
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Implementing Alberta's new Education Act - The Regulations

          Alberta passed a new education act last fall. The debate around the education act was a central focus for us and for other organizations concerned about parental... Read more
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Does One-Size-Fits-All Education Help Students Integrate?

One of the main arguments for one-size-fits-all education has long been that students who attend public schools are more likely to be integrated citizens of their community. The theory is that students... Read more
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Edmonton Public Schools Puts Pressure on Charter Schools

Edmonton Public Schools is trying to push the provincial government to give them capital dollars for new schools, but also to allow them to sell off school currently being leased to charter... Read more
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Retiring Pioneer in School Choice in Alberta Celebrated

On Friday, I had the honour of attending a retirement celebration for Strathcona Christian Academy Principle Jim Seutter. Jim has been the principle of that school for 33 years, and was a... Read more
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