"Proposed Toronto gay-centric school focus of public forum"

A former student trustee in Toronto has recently proposed that the Toronto District School Board create a gay-centric school in Toronto. The school would be open to all, but would focus specifically... Read more
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'Free Schools' Growing in US and UK

Evidence from the United States and the United Kingdom shows that giving schools more independence and flexibility can significantly increase their effectiveness. As explained in this Economist article (at the bottom of... Read more
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No Zero?

At the end of last week, Edmonton Public school teacher Lynden Dorval was fired for insisting on giving students a mark of 0 when they fail to complete required work. Lynden's case... Read more
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Lawsuit Filed in Ontario over Parental Authority

A Hamilton-area father has announced that he is suing the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board over their decision to prevent him from pulling his children out of lessons which conflict with their family’s... Read more
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Teacher Contract Negotiations Ongoing

Contract negotiations are ongoing between the provincial government, school boards, and the Alberta Teacher's Association. Teacher compensation is not a central focus of our organization, but plays an important role in the... Read more
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MLAs Are Listening, Keep Calling

Congratulations to all of you who have been calling your MLAs, the Education Minister, and other politicians about the new Education Act, which we expect will be introduced this fall. MLAs have... Read more
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Reminder - Call Your MLA Today

Alberta's government caucus will be discussing the content of the new Education Act TOMORROW. We expect that the Act will be introduced this fall. This Act will touch on many different kinds... Read more
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