June in review: Consultations, questions and opportunities

Update: Bill 8, Education Amendment Act Bill 8 was introduced in the legislature on June 5th and is now in Committee of the Whole after passing second reading. You can view the progress... Read more
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Parents for Choice in Education seeks retraction of false MLA statements made in the Alberta Legislature

  During Question Period on June 13th, a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) made false statements on the public record about Parents for Choice in Education (PCE). PCE has submitted a... Read more
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Celebrating a step in the right direction: Bill 8

  Bill 8, the Education Amendment Act, is a step in the right direction in Alberta. We applaud the new government for introducing this legislation to amend the Education Act, which will,... Read more
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May in review: Uncertainty surrounds education funding and legislation

As May has drawn to a close, parents, school boards, teachers and principals have been left with more questions than answers, especially when it comes to the direction of education funding and... Read more
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Time sensitive: Prioritize proclamation promise

  Today, May 16, marks one month since Albertans elected a majority UCP government. While dangerous education laws created under the NDP still remain on the books, hope is on the horizon.... Read more
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April in review: New education minister & Alberta Court of Appeal decision

Premier Jason Kenney and Alberta’s new Education Minister Adriana LaGrange were officially sworn in this morning. Adriana LaGrange, MLA for Red Deer-North, previously served as a school trustee with Red Deer Catholic... Read more
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Beginning a new chapter in Alberta's education system with a UCP majority government

 Premier-elect Jason Kenney acknowledged in his victory speech that Albertans want their common sense values reflected in their government, including respect for Alberta’s tradition of school choice because “parents know better than... Read more
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March in review & sorting through the noise

  The election is fast approaching and we’re here to help you sort through the noise.   LEARN about the candidates for your area through our comprehensive “Get to know your candidates”... Read more
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21 days to go: Party platforms & extra steps to make an impact

7 days down, only 21 to go, until Alberta’s April 16th provincial election. As new candidates have stepped up over the past week we have added them to our easy-to-use “Get to know... Read more
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The 87 people we need to care about

When people think of politics there are varied reactions.  While some find politics fascinating and intriguing, many others view politics as: Controversial and divisive Too overwhelming to try understand Full of scheming... Read more
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January-in-review: Court update, presentations & election readiness

UPDATES 1. PCE presentations across Alberta January was an exciting month for Parents for Choice in Education (PCE) as Donna Trimble, PCE’s Executive Director, and Theresa Ng, PCE’s Communications Advisor, were invited... Read more
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December-in-review & new PCE column!

Happy New Year! Thank you for your support this past year which has helped increase the impact of Parents for Choice in Education (PCE) as a vital voice in Alberta’s public sphere.... Read more
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Poorly written law leaves kids at risk: A Lethbridge Herald PCE column

Thank you to the Lethbridge Herald for publishing the following column, written by Parents for Choice in Education, on December 15, 2018. Parents drop their kids off at school expecting them to... Read more
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Unsafe law puts children at risk: Shocking revelations at Court of Appeal

The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF) was at the Court of Appeal in Calgary on Monday, December 3rd, representing a coalition including dozens of private schools and Parents for Choice in... Read more
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November-in-review: Let's spread the word!

  UPDATES 1. Let's spread the word! As we prepare for an anticipated 2019 provincial election, it is more urgent and important than ever to spread the word regarding the reality of... Read more
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Education Minister targets schools of 4,000 Alberta students

Education Minister David Eggen continued his aggressive bullying of approximately 4,000 Alberta students from 28 private schools, issuing a ministerial order on Wednesday November 14th.The ministerial order requires these schools to replace their... Read more
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October-in-review: K-4 curriculum draft, election readiness & more

UPDATES 1. New K-4 curriculum draft released On October 10th, the new K-4 curriculum draft was unveiled and is now available on the Learn Alberta website. In terms of a timeline, an... Read more
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Keep the pressure on - you're making a difference!

You are making a difference! One week ago PCE released the shocking news that Alberta Education has commanded faith-based schools to scrub references to such terms as “truth” from their "Safe and... Read more
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September-in-review & introducing NEW PCE toolkit!

UPDATES 1. Introducing NEW PCE Toolkit! We are excited to announce that Parents for Choice in Education (PCE) has published a practical and informative new toolkit, divided into three separate sections, to... Read more
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PCE Toolkit: Know how new laws impact Alberta schools & how to respond

Parents for Choice in Education (PCE) has produced a practical and informative toolkit to equip you with: knowledge of the law brought into effect by Bill 10 (Mar 2015) and Bill 24 (Nov 2017)... Read more
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'Aggressive attack' by Alberta Education threatens to destroy faith-based schools

Alberta Education has commanded faith-based schools to scrub references to such terms as “truth” from their "Safe and Caring" school policies or risk losing funding and/or accreditation.Even a statement such as “We... Read more
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End-of-Summer Update: Curriculum controversy and a crackdown on schools

We hope your summer included times of relaxation, refreshing and re-connection!  As we look back on July and August and get ready for a new school year, there are a number of... Read more
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June in review: Updates & important opportunities

  Another school year has drawn to a close and PCE continues to be strengthened by the tireless efforts of growing numbers of parents, grandparents and concerned citizens from across Alberta. Below... Read more
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Court injunction dismissed: A call to action

Madam Justice Johnna Kubik has dismissed the injunction application which sought to stay Bill 24 legislation. We invite you to read the ruling for yourself, available here. The Justice Centre for Constitutional... Read more
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Stripping oversight & transparency for kids in school: naive, simplistic and dangerous

Dr. Kristopher Wells, Faculty Director of the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services, wrote an opinion column published recently in the Edmonton Journal, which presented Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) as innocuous anti-bullying,... Read more
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