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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Lifesitenews challenges CBC on Home Education story

Lifesitenews has challenged CBC on a story they did recently about homeschooling in Alberta. The CBC story included a skit which poked fun at homeschooling, and interviews with various people involved with... Read more
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School Board Election Coming Soon

School Board Elections in Alberta are about a year away, but it is important for those who are interested in running to start getting ready now. School Board Trustees make many of... Read more
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"Kindergarten quandary" - PCE in the Edmonton Journal

A recent feature in the Edmonton Journal on mandatory and full-day kindergarten included comment from our Executive Director. You can read the story here. The article re-states our position - that mandatory... Read more
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Liberals Move to De-fund Independent Schools

Liberal MLA Kent Hehr has proposed a motion that will be discussed in the Legislature on Monday, Nov. 26.  The Motion reads: “Be it resolved that the Legislative Assembly urge the Government... Read more
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Can Alberta Afford Full-Day Kindergarten?

Alberta Premier Alison Redford has suggested in the past that she would push for full-day kindergarten. Estimates suggest that implementing full-day kindergarten in Alberta would cost $200 million. One question which has... Read more
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ASBA Defeats Sexual Orientation Motion

Earlier, we brought your attention to a motion which was to be debate by the Alberta School Boards Association regarding sexual orientation. The motion called for specific policies at the school board... Read more
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Education Act Passes

Alberta's new education act passed the legislature in the wee hours of this morning. It had the support of government and Wildrose MLAs, and was opposed by Liberal and NDP MLAs. (Liberal... Read more
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Edmonton Hosts Gay-Straight Alliance Conference

Our members may be interested to know that a conference just happened in Edmonton, at which a message was pushed about having more "gay-straight alliance" clubs in schools. You can read the... Read more
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