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The Alberta University of the Arts in Calgary. Image: Twitter/Alberta University of the Arts
David J. Climenhaga | The panel rejected an employer demand for a two-per-cent pay roll-back, and instead ordered that non-academic staff at eight institutions receive a one per cent pay increase.
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Doug Ford at a public announcement on October 23, 2020. Image: Doug Ford/Twitter
Linda McQuaig | The pandemic has allowed Ontario Premier Doug Ford to dramatically transform his image from a bully siding with big business to kindly "uncle Doug."
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Scott Neigh | Medeana Moussa and Wing Li talk about the work of Support Our Students Alberta defending the public education system.
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Protest against education cuts at Queen's Park on April 6, 2019. Photo: michael_swan/Flickr
Jim Stanford | A new report from the Conference Board of Canada presents some estimates of the economic, fiscal and social benefits of public education programs.
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Demonstration by Teens For Gun Reform. Photo: Lorie Shaull/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | According to reports, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is considering allowing federal education funds to be used to buy guns to arm teachers in the classroom.
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Minister of Education David Eggen visits Calgary school. Photo: Premier of Alberta/flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Albertans are pretty unenthusiastic about the whole idea of giving public money to schools that charge tuition, an Environics poll done for the Alberta Teachers Association shows.
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Elementary school students. Photo: Government of Prince Edward Island/flickr
Benjamin Doxtdator | Tom Bennett, who is the keynote at this week's Leadership Conference for educators, has connections to very troubling claims about links between student performance, race, and the heritability of IQ.
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Lizanne Foster | What happens to our society when what we teach about ethics and citizenship inside our schools is not reflected in the reality outside our classrooms?
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Screenshot of the offending anti-abortion video
David J. Climenhaga | Albertans deserve to know what opposition politicians would actually do about such situations in tax-financed schools.
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Scott Neigh | Tina Roberts-Jeffers and Drew Moore talk about parents and teachers supporting each other and opposing austerity in the education system in Nova Scotia.
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Interim Alberta PC Leader Ric McIver
David J. Climenhaga | The estimated millions we Alberta taxpayers spend every year subsidizing elite private schools has to come from somewhere too. The return on investment is not as clear!
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Jason Kenney (David Climenhaga photo)
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta's conservatives want to continue heavily subsidizing private schools and other forms of exclusionary education while cutting funds to public services.