More Ontario Madness - Toronto School Board Paints Communism in a Positive Light

We at PCE focus our efforts here in Alberta; however, we also think it is important to follow development in education in other provinces. What happens in other places can quickly be... Read more
Share this

Fraser Institute Ranks Elementary Schools

The Fraser Institute is a BC-based think tank, and it has existed for about 40 years. One of their ongoing projects is to rank schools, based on publically-available data, in order to... Read more
Share this

Alberta School Boards Association Offers Training to Trustee Candidates

School Board Trustee elections are coming up this fall, and Parents for Choice in Education is planning on playing an active role across the province helping to elect trustees who support parental... Read more
Share this

4 Day School Week

The public school board in Fort McMurray is considering moving to a 4 day school week. The board faces a large deficit, and this would provide significant savings. The 4 school days... Read more
Share this

The Economics of School Choice

A supporter of PCE recently sent me a great paper written by Caroline Hoxby about the economics of school choice programs. It's a great read. Hoxby explains well why some school choice... Read more
Share this

Fiscal Situation Means 'Tough Choices' in Education

Alberta's provincial government has signaled that the provincial budget, scheduled to be released in early March, will include some 'tough choices'. Because of the status of energy revenues, the government will not... Read more
Share this

PCE to Host Fundraising Dinner in Calgary with Michael Coren

Parents for Choice in Education will be hosting a fundraising dinner in Calgary on March 9th with TV host and best-selling author Michael Coren. Michael Coren speaks often about education issues on... Read more
Share this

Ontario Update: New Premier Wants New Proposed Sex-Ed Curriculum Impose on All Schools

Ontario’s recently elected premier Kathleen Wynne has indicated that her administration will bring back a controversial sex-ed curriculum which was proposed by previous Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty. McGuinty shelved the program after... Read more
Share this

Alberta Education Minister Talks Curriculum Changes

Speaking recently in Edson, Alberta's education minister Jeff Johnson suggested that curriculum needs to change and adapt with the times. His comments were covered in the Edson Leader, and you can read... Read more
Share this

PCE to Exhibit at AHEA Conference

One of the organizations in Alberta which advocates for parental authority and choice in education is the Alberta Home Education Association (AHEA). AHEA represents the home education community in Alberta. On April... Read more
Share this