Hancock Confirms Anti-School-Choice Provision Out of Education Act

According to Global News, government house leader Dave Hancock has told reporters that the new education act, expected as early as tomorrow, will not contain provisions which could have allowed human rights... Read more
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New Alberta Education Act to be First Bill in New Session

I've heard through the grapevine that a new education act will be the first piece of legislation brought forward by Alberta's government this fall. The legislature opens on Tuesday (Oct 23rd), and... Read more
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Anti-Bullying Vigil Held at Alberta Legislature

A vigil was held at the Alberta legislature yesterday to address the problem of bullying - in schools, on the internet, and in all other environments. You can read the story here.... Read more
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Amended Version of Education Act Coming this Fall

It is becoming increasingly clear the Alberta government’s new education act will be re-introduced this fall, but will be different in certain respects from the previous 2 versions of the act which... Read more
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Addressing Bullying in our Schools

The tragic suicide of BC teen Amanda Todd has put the issue of bullying back into the public spot-light. Bullying has always been a problem, but modern technology puts many new and... Read more
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Virtual Schools

While families living in rural areas have historically not had the kinds of educational choices available to them that exist in urban areas, the internet and the emergence of virtual schooling are... Read more
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Can Catholic Schools Be Catholic?

A furor is emerging in Ontario about whether or not Catholic schools can teach Catholic teaching, in cases where those teaching may be deemed to contradict current ideas about human rights. It... Read more
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LifeSiteNews Covers Parents for Choice in Education

LifeSiteNews, a prominent Canadian socially conservative news website, has written a great article about our work at Parents for Choice in Education. You can read the article here. We thank them for... Read more
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Do PATs work?

In a recent editorial, the Rocky View Weekly called for more innovative testing instruments, suggesting that the current Provincial Achievement Tests (PATs) are old-fashioned and do not effectively measure student progress. You... Read more
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AB Ed Report - How are we doing?

Alberta Education recently put out a report, measuring the progress of the province's education system and of individual boards in areas such as achievement test results, parental involvement, and dropout rates. You... Read more
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