Inequality in Schools

An organization in Ontario called People for Education recently released a report about inequalities in public education. Some public schools, they argue, are doing better than others. This is because schools in... Read more
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Left Behind: David Seymour Event Tomorrow in Edmonton

Parents for Choice in Education is pleased to be welcoming David Seymour, international school choice expert, to Edmonton on June 13th. Alberta’s education system was once internationally renowned for both choice and... Read more
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Grant Persecuted Home Educators Asylum

Parents have a fundamental right to raise their children in a way that reflects their values. Parents are responsible for the education of their children – they can delegate that responsibility to... Read more
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David Staples advocates yearly testing

Edmonton Journal columnist makes an eloquent defence of standardized testing in this column, and suggests that the new revised tests should take place on an annual basis. What he proposes is similar... Read more
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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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