Catholic Trustees Raise Awareness with "Faith in our Future" Campaign

The Ontario Catholic School Trustees Association has launched a new campaign to raise awareness about the value of a distinct Catholic school system. The right for Catholics to have a separate education... Read more
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Alberta's Education Minister Eyes 'Merit Pay' for Teachers

Alberta's Education Minister mused yesterday about creating a system of 'merit pay' for teachers in Alberta. This is the idea that 'better teachers' who go above and beyond the call of duty... Read more
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Catholic School Field Trip Planned to Campaign for Obama

A Catholic school in Ontario planned a field trip to campaign for Obama. This might be troubling to many Catholics, who see clear incongruities between the teachings of the Catholic Church and... Read more
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Brian Lilley discusses Education in Alberta

A great clip aired a couple days ago on Sun News, looking at what happened in Alberta's education system this past year. Brian Lilley and Lorne Gunter discuss the paramount importance of... Read more
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School in Whitecourt Offers Unique Alternative Delivery Model

A school in Whitecourt, recently featured in the 'Whitecourt Star' offers a unique approach to education which allows more students to take the courses they need to graduate. You can read about... Read more
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School Choice: Year in Review and Look Ahead

I recently came across a great post on an American education blog - a school choice 'year in review', looking at trends in education and school choice south of the border. It's... Read more
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As Budget Tightens, Time to Focus on What Matters

Alberta is facing a fiscal squeeze. Having run a deficit for five years, the provincial government is now saying that they may run an operational deficit this year and need to look... Read more
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The Ongoing Debate about Standardized Testing

There is some indication that Premier Alison Redford wants to move away from some of the standardized testing which Alberta has relied on in the past to measure student achievement. She suggested... Read more
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Great Column on Recent Quebec Case

A recent case in Quebec raises some significant concerns about the direction of education in that province. Quebec requires a particular anti-religious course to be taught in all schools (not just publically... Read more
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Parents of Children with Learning Disabilities Speak Out about School Choice

Liberal MLA Kent Hehr recently put forward a motion calling for an end to public funding for independent schools. We strongly oppose this motion, because it take an important element of school... Read more
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