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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
Testing is Important!
Why Testing is So Important Jim Dueck Ed DEveryone understands economic inflation: items cost more than they once did. For example, sixty years ago a liter of gas cost 10 cents but... Read more
Happy New Year to all of you: PCE Grassroots Supporters!
Happy New Year to all of you in our grassroots, who are the foundation of Parents for Choice in Education's strength, and the reason for our purpose. The battles we face in... Read more
Catch up on PCE News : ATA Detrimental to Education Choice
ATA Influence on AB Government detrimental to Education Choice in AB PCE knows that many teachers are doing their best to help students and many work tirelessly to improve the lives of our... Read more
The NDP Needs to Distance Itself from the ATA-Calgary/Edmonton Sun Column
Donna Trimble, Executive Director for Parents for Choice in Education has had a guest column published in the Calgary Sun and the Edmonton Sun on December 16, 2016, calling out the detrimental... Read more
AB Teachers' Union Labels Concerned Citizens as 'Fearmongers'
The Alberta Teachers' Association has described Alberta citizens as 'fearmongers' in a recent ATA News cartoon. On November 7, 2016 Donna Trimble, Parents for Choice in Education (PCE) Executive Director, penned an article... Read more
Progressive Conservative Candidate Education Survey
. As many of you are aware, Alberta’s Progressive Conservative (PC) party will be selecting a new leader at a convention on March 18th, 2017. There are four candidates who are currently... Read more
Catch up on PCE News!
Catch up on what you may have missed at Parents for Choice in Education We are close to crossing 3000 open letters sent by Alberta citizens to Minister Eggen and others... Read more
Bill 28 - Student Immunization Record Enforcement
PCE calls on the Alberta Government to provide the data and statistics that support the arguments that have been put forward in support of Bill 28-Public Health Amendment Act, which has passed... Read more
A Panel for the Protection of Home Schooling in Alberta
Parents for Choice in Education Executive Director, Donna Trimble, was honoured to be invited to speak at the Panel for the Protection of Home Schooling and thank Leslie Grey and Julie Moore for... Read more
An Event for the Protection of Home Education in Alberta
This is not a PCE sponsored event, but PCE has been invited to speak at this meeting. We encourage all homeschooling parents to attend this meeting and invite other home school families... Read more