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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Join Us! Exciting Growth Ahead for PCE!

As this 2016/17 school year draws to a close, we reflect on the busy year we have had and look forward to exciting plans ahead. This past school year we have witnessed... Read more
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Is it Time for Catholic Educators to Leave the ATA?

Parents for Choice in Education Executive Director, Donna Trimble, has had a guest column printed in the Edmonton Journal today, May 25, 2017. The full text of the column appears below. Is... Read more
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Happy Mother's Day; the Anniversary of the Rallies to Protect Alberta Children

Today we celebrate Mother's Day and the important bond shared between parents and their children. We also commemorate one year since the incredible simultaneous rallies to Protect Alberta Children, by upholding parental... Read more
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Parents, Don’t Succumb to False Rhetoric; Stand for Your Children

This TSER poster identifies just how important parent support is to the health and safety of trans youth. After all, if parents aren't aware, they cannot care! Yet far too often those... Read more
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Parental Rights in Education, Regarding Issues of Sexual Identity - An Essential Presentation

Over the past few years, Alberta’s education laws and policies have eroded parental involvement in their children’s education. In this essential presentation, John Carpay, president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF)... Read more
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Government Endorsed Student Endangerment

The Legislature Stands United Once More Brian Jean, our Wildrose opposition leader in the Legislature, has officially stated his agreement with the NDP Education Minister David Eggen, that it is ‘not appropriate’... Read more
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Who Are The Real Extremists?

Thousands Rally May 14, 2016, at the Calgary McDouglall Centre Who are the real extremists? Concerned parents, or those severing the parent-child bond? Welcome to the brave new world in Alberta where... Read more
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Children Face Risks in Alberta Schools: Please Donate!

.Help Us Warn Parents On March 13, 2017 Theresa Ng, author of the blog Informed Albertans, broke the story that the taxpayer funded Alberta GSA Network, organized by the Institute for Sexual... Read more
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The Federal Conservative Leadership Race and School Choice

Candidates with Supportive School Choice Policy When we talk about parental authority and school choice issues, the focus is usually on the provincial level - however, we would like to encourage you... Read more
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Which Politicians Will Stand Up for Our Children!?

Open Letter to Our Elected Representatives and Candidates for Election To our elected representatives and candidates for election, You need to call out the use of public dollars going to the Institute... Read more
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Schoolkids exposed to graphic sexual content through Alberta GSA Network

Reckless Use of Taxpayer Money Endangering Alberta Students Parents for Choice in Education is deeply concerned about graphic sexual content being readily accessible through “community support” offered to K-12 Alberta school children.  We... Read more
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Special Interests Ahead of Kids? - Calgary and Edmonton Sun Guest Column

On March 10, 2017, the Calgary and Edmonton Sun printed a guest column written by Donna Trimble, Executive Director for Parents for Choice in Education, which challenges the false premise stated by Public... Read more
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The Edmonton Public School Board Chair Offers 'Deceptive' Choice

In the past few days the media across the province of Alberta were very busy giving voice to the view of Edmonton Public School Board Chair Michael Janz, who wants the province’s... Read more
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Males, The Hidden Underclass

How Grade Inflation Disproportionately Impacts Male StudentsJim Dueck Ed DLow standards, measured by monitoring grade inflation, in classrooms is a horrific, longstanding problem across North America, but was relatively minor in Alberta.... Read more
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'Vague School Reporting Not Serving Student Needs'-Calgary Herald Column

A January 16, 2017 Calgary Herald article described the frustration of Calgary Board of Education (CBE) parents over vague reporting that leaves them unable to discern their children’s actual competency level in... Read more
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Charting the Future of Math Education in Alberta

  Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies has updated the 'Back to Basics' petition, explaining the state of math education in Alberta, the direction of the curriculum rewrite to date, and the fact her group... Read more
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