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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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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LifeSiteNews Coverage of PCE and ASBA’s 2 Contentious Motions

We’ve recently sought to bring attention to debates that the Alberta School Boards Association is having about mandatory full-day kindergarten and about how they go about addressing bullying of various groups within... Read more
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Don't Parents at Least Have a Right to Know?

A pro-life blog / news organization called LifeSiteNews.com recently sought access to a speech given about homosexuality and religion at a high school in Hamilton, ON. The school district acknowledged that they... Read more
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Alberta School Boards Association to Debate Contentious Items

The Alberta School Boards Association (ASBA) will be meeting in Edmonton November 18-20th. Two contentious items are on the agenda. The first is item 4P, which calls for mandated fully-funded half-time kindergarten... Read more
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School Choice Debate in Calgary Herald

On Tuesday, Calgary Herald columnist Naomi Lakritz argued that parents should not be able to opt their children out of lessons on religion and sexuality.  PCE Executive Director Garnett Genuis sent in... Read more
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PCE on Sun News

Parents for Choice in Education Executive Director Garnett Genuis will be speaking with Brian Lilley tonight on Byline on Sun News Network. The show is on in Alberta from 7-8pm. Read more
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Letter for Minister Johnson

We are asking our members and supporters to write to the Minister of Education, and to their MLAs, encouraging them to add our proposed new sections to the Education Act. As explained... Read more
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PCE Response to the New Education Act: Does not Attack, Fails to Defend

Parents for Choice in Education has carefully reviewed the new Education Act (Bill 3) put forward by the government. It is a very long bill, which deals with many different aspects of... Read more
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