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| August 26, 2016

Not quite back to school for Mexican teachers

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Teachers in four Mexican states refused to head back to school on Monday as the teacher-led movement against President Enrique Peña Nieto's impeding education reform ramps up with ongoing strikes and renewed road blockades.

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| July 18, 2016
July 14, 2016 |
This year's award goes to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for privatizing adult basic education.

Saskatchewan schools blindsided by education funding cuts

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Saskatchewan teachers believe they are being blamed for increasing education costs in the province, the provincial teachers' association says.

Recent budgetary announcements from the governing Saskatchewan Party revealed it had decided against funding the 1.9 per cent raise in teachers' salaries for 2016/17 that had been already agreed upon during bargaining.

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| June 22, 2016

Did you read the Truth and Reconcilliation report?

Duncan, B.C.-based writer Jennifer Manuel created an online campaign asking Canadians to pledge to read the entire 380-page document. Manuel calls it The TRC Reading Challenge. When she began in April, she hoped to have just 1,000 people sign on, but over 3,000 have already done so.  Read the report and then let's support the TRC's demands for change. 

Read the entire article by Dennis Gruending

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Tell Justin Trudeau to keep his promise to Indigenous students

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The Government of Canada currently provides financial support to status First Nations and Inuit students through the Post-Secondary Student Support Program (PSSSP). Funding increases for this program were capped at two per cent in 1996, and this cap has been maintained ever since.  

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Minister Mike Bernier in Colwood, B.C, 2016
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