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Green Party's free tuition promise should include fair pay for contract academic staff | Sep 10 2015 | Doreen Nicoll | Peter George was the highest paid university president, but his retirement package of $1.4 million was more disturbing.
Photo: flickr/ Mitchell Joyce
Rising tuition fees across Canada highlights need for Newfoundland-style grants program | Sep 10 2015 | Cory Collins | Students headed back to school in Newfoundland and Labrador this year will be the first to fully benefit from the province's new student aid provisions. Wouldn't that be nice for all of Canada?
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Who's not coming to school this September? | Sep 9 2015 | Suzanne Smythe | This week, children across Canada are back to school. But learning does not end in Grade 12, and the transition to post-secondary education is like an obstacle course for thousands of adults.
Photo: flickr/ DFATD | MAECD
Fact-checking Harper's 'savings' plan for post-secondary education | Sep 9 2015 | Nora Loreto | RESPs are saving schemes that are supposed to help pay for higher education. How effective is this Band-Aid solution?
Photo by Neal Jennings on Flickr
One year after the B.C. teachers' strike, what's happening for kids with special needs? | Sep 8 2015 | Seth Klein, Tyson Schoeber | Kids in B.C. are paying for our systemic failure to address the issues of class size and composition and to properly fund extra supports for kids with special needs.
New B.C. curriculum designed for private, not public schools | Sep 8 2015 | Lizanne Foster | The new B.C. curriculum will fit seamlessly into private schools in classrooms with 15 students and unlimited resources.
Image: Flickr/BCgovphotos
B.C.'s new school curriculum doesn't 'personalize' learning, it 'technologizes' it | Sep 4 2015 | Lizanne Foster | If I didn't know otherwise, I’d think that students in B.C. were all under the supervision of Thomas Gradgrind.
Image: Flickr/Province of British Columbia
B.C.'s new curriculum can't help students while millions in funding cuts still fester | Sep 3 2015 | Lizanne Foster | I wish I could get excited about the new curriculum from the B.C. Ministry of Education, but I can't help but think of the story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
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You're doing a PhD? Let me tell you how stupid that is! | Sep 1 2015 | Laura Brightwell | A summary of the last week and my response to it.
Ontario Elementary Teachers' job action targets management not students | Sep 1 2015 | Vivian McCaffrey | To move negotiations forward, the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) has adopted a work-to-rule campaign that puts pressure on school administration and has minimal impact on students.
Image: Flickr/Joanne Johnson
Fact-checking the Liberals: Tax credit for school supply purchases | Aug 26 2015 | Nora Loreto | Will educators benefit from a new Liberal tax credit?
Image: Flickr/avdezign
Rape is no joke: Federal language program comes up short in sexual assault policy | Aug 21 2015 | Kyla Jamieson | Concerned the Explore program staff at the Université du Québec à Trois Rivières thought a skit that trivialized rape was an appropriate way to combat sexual assault, students call for a new policy.

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