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University of Calgary education professor Sarah Eaton, who studies academic accountability and ethics. Image: Screenshot of Youtube video
David J. Climenhaga | "How do you teach students ethical conduct when the people preparing the curriculum are violating it?"
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Mart Kenney conducting during a musical performance. Image: Still from "Canada Calling" documentary/NFB
David J. Climenhaga | Getting Premier Jason Kenney's grandfather, forgotten big band conductor Mart Kenney, into the Alberta Grade 6 curriculum's unit on music has struck a sour note.
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Alberta Education Minister Adriana LaGrange announces the curriculum changes yesterday morning. Image: Screenshot of Alberta Government video
David J. Climenhaga | The draft is so far over the top one has to wonder if it's evidence of someone's pathological urge to get away with something monumentally outrageous just so they could say they did.
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High school student walkout in Ontario
Scott Neigh | High school student Indygo Arscott talks about a day of walkouts and other actions against the Ontario provincial government's changes to curriculum and classrooms.
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Victoria Fenner | How well are our students being prepared to solve the world's problems? Three teachers share their perspectives.
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Rick Salutin | What else might be included in the new Ontario sex-ed curriculum? How about why sex is important at all in human existence -- and how important it is.
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Photo: Denis Mihailov/flickr
Ben Sichel | What is our public education system for? To judge by much of the talk from politicians and business, education is a matter of preparing students to be workers in a vaguely defined "new economy."
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Image Credit: Government of Alberta via Flickr
Carol Linnitt | The province of Alberta has recently released a development plan for public schools that enlists Suncor Energy and Syncrude Canada in the creation of future Kindergarten to Grade 3 curriculum.