May in review: Highlights & important upcoming opportunities

May was an exciting month for PCE as we continued touring the province doing presentations and celebrated significant successes at the United Conservative Party AGM.  Support for PCE continues to grow –... Read more
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PCE celebrates successes & confronts inaccuracies

We are excited to share several successes, as well clear up some inaccuracies, that took place this past weekend at the United Conservative Party (UCP) Founding Convention/AGM in Red Deer.  Parents for Choice in... Read more
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April in review: New court date & successes to celebrate

PCE CONFRONTING BILL 24 IN THE COURTS On behalf of our thousands of supporters, we have joined forces with courageous families, schools and organizations across Alberta.As stated in an April 5th news... Read more
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Call-out to all UCP members

We urge all United Conservative Party (UCP) members to seize the opportunity to impact the governance and policies of your new party. Stand up for students by ensuring the protection of authentic... Read more
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March News: Calls to strip school funding thwarted & upcoming events

March has been a busy month behind-the-scenes, preparing for several exciting developments and events in the upcoming weeks.  PCE is pleased to have Exhibit Hall booths at both the Alberta Home Education... Read more
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The Origin of Public Funding for Private Schools in Alberta

This article, written by Dr. Michael Wagner, was originally published in the Winter 2018 issue of AHEA's HOME Matters magazine and is shared on PCE's website with the author's permission. PCE thanks... Read more
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Can you make a difference? YES!

It is extremely important for PCE supporters to understand an essential principle:  Those who are actively engaged members of a political party will exert a much greater influence over the direction of... Read more
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February in review – what have you missed?

Here are 3 important highlights from our work over the past month: 1. PCE column in the Calgary Herald In late February we confronted the most recent rhetoric calling for the defunding... Read more
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Stop targeting independent schools for public school budgeting problems

PCE works hard to advocate for excellence in education through maximum parental choice. We have confronted the most recent rhetoric calling for the defunding of independent schools by penning the following column,... Read more
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Alberta Teachers’ Association states “confidence” in “expert” who shares highly sexualized & discriminatory content

  Alberta parents and teachers should be extremely concerned. In response to issues raised by Parents for Choice in Education (PCE), the Alberta Teachers’ Association (ATA) President Greg Jeffery has issued a public... Read more
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Shocking Palliser Convention Speaker: Who is teaching Alberta teachers?

Parents for Choice in Education (PCE) advocates for excellence in education through maximum parental choice. An important aspect of achieving excellence in education is to ensure that those providing support to students... Read more
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January in review – what have you missed?

This past month Parents for Choice in Education (PCE) released the third video in our “Perspectives in Education” series, focused on school choice funding. To watch the video and learn more about... Read more
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Alberta taxpayers, want to save $750 million?

Parents for Choice in Education (PCE) is excited to release the third video in our “Perspectives in Education” series, focused on school choice funding: Research shows that keeping the present funding model... Read more
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PCE Celebrates Highlights of 2017!

Throughout 2017 Parents for Choice in Education was a vital voice in Alberta’s public sphere. Our persistent, thoughtful engagement has successfully framed public discussion and informed debate around key education issues in... Read more
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What have you missed? PCE November highlights!

November has been another busy month for Parents for Choice in Education. Here is a summary of the highlights to help you stay up-to-date.NEW PCE VIDEO! We thank PCE Board Director Stuart... Read more
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Bill 24: How did your MLA vote?

Today Bill 24 passed third reading with a vote of 42 in favour and 23 opposed. The reason we have a sense of hope, even in the midst of this news, is... Read more
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ALERT: Bill 24 & A looming court challenge

We are pleased to share the following media release issued this morning by the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (also available on their website) and thank JCCF for their tireless work in... Read more
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Bill 24: NDP seek to control schools and isolate children

Yesterday, November 2, 2017, Minister Eggen introduced Bill 24, which would enforce secrecy, strip professional decision-making authority, remove sexual content opt-out provisions and replace a parent’s loving care with the strong arm... Read more
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Reminder: Vote wisely for UCP leadership election

We would like to remind our grassroots supporters that if you are a member of the United Conservative Party (UCP), and registered prior to the Oct 13th deadline, that you are eligible... Read more
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Time is running out... are you ready for Oct 16th?

You may remember the months after the Guidelines for Best Practices were released in January 2016. Tens of thousands of Albertans wrote letters, made phone calls and signed petitions. Almost 5,000 people showed up at our... Read more
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Since when are parents a “special interest group”?

  On October 7, 2017 the Edmonton Journal published an article titled Special Interest Groups Wade in to School Trustee Elections. In this article, Parents for Choice in Education (PCE) was specifically mentioned... Read more
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Legislation to enforce secrecy in schools

.   Minister Eggen has officially announced he will use the coercive strong-arm of the government to legally enforce secrecy upon all schools in Alberta, confirming new legislation is coming this fall... Read more
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Get Ready for School Trustee Elections!

On October 16th, 2017 during Alberta’s municipal elections, we have the opportunity and responsibility to elect school board trustees within each of Alberta's school districts.School board trustees set important policies and priorities... Read more
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Will Alberta Education Denounce Collusion to Silence Its Critics?

On August 23, 2017 Janet French, a reporter for the Edmonton Journal, made a discovery that website domains very similar to Parents for Choice in Education and Informed Albertans had been purchased in order... Read more
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What is needed to WIN....

.   When parents lose rights, children are endangered. These were words I penned in a column An Alberta Parent’s Call to Action, printed in the Calgary Herald January 18, 2016. I haven’t... Read more
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