New Standardized Testing Must Assess Knowledge as well as Skill

Parents for Choice in Education (PCE) is calling on the Government of Alberta to clarify certain aspects of their proposed changes to standardized testing. Assessments must measure what students are learning and... Read more
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Government Announces Major Standardized Testing Overhaul

The Alberta government has announced a major overhaul of the way standardized testing is done in Alberta. You can read about it here, and listen to the press conference here. Parents for... Read more
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The Fast Track to University

I recently stumbled across this article about one home educating family in Alabama. Many different families home educate in different ways and put emphasis on different kinds of things. In this case,... Read more
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Sexually Explicit Education

In Germany, a book released in 1991 has been circulating through Berlin’s first grade classrooms. Graphically illustrated, “Where Do You Come From?” teaches children ages 5 and up about stages of sexual... Read more
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Fraser Institute Releases High School Rankings

The Fraser Institute rates high schools across Alberta on an annual basis based on their academic performance. This provides critical information to parents which they can use when selecting a high school... Read more
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More Professionals Choosing Home Education

I recently came across a really interesting article about home education. (Follow the link to read it). It's written by a pediatrician who had a lot of negative stereotypes about home education,... Read more
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Errors Identified in Ontario Civics Curriculum

Some significant errors have been identified in Ontario’s Civics textbooks. These errors include, for example, the suggestion that Canada’s Senate is elected. You can read the story here. These mistakes demonstrate something... Read more
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New PCE Event

Parents for Choice in Education is hosting another major event, this time in Edmonton. We will be please to welcome international school choice expert David Seymour to speak about how Alberta's education... Read more
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Strong Turnout at Home Educators Conference in Red Deer

This weekend, the Alberta Home Education Assocation (AHEA) hosted a great conference in Red Deer. Numerous speakers, sessions, and exhibitors provided information and support for home educating families. Parents for Choice in... Read more
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Cuts Coming to Busing Support

The belt-tightening in Alberta's recent budget will have an affect on support for busing, according to Global News. The government is eliminating a fuel subsidy to schools, and this will increase costs... Read more
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