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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'Left Behind' Event a Great Success

Parents for Choice in Education was pleased to host international school choice expert David Seymour for a talk on June 13th about the economics of school choice, and about how our system... Read more
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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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