Activist Toolkit
| Schools are facing cuts in most provinces, time to stand up for quality education
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Tobey Steeves | The Teach For Canada program can aptly be read as an attempt to translate educational and social inequalities (public needs) into targets of a "benevolent, yet colonizing, pedagogy of care."
Amy Goodman | High-school students in Jefferson County, Colo. are protesting the planned censorship of the district's Advanced Placement United States history curriculum by the local school board.
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Ruth Gamberg | A new school year is an opportunity to ask: how is our education system preparing students to deal with climate change? Short answer: not very well.
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E. Wayne Ross | If B.C. schools could be open on Monday, why won't the government make it happen? Oh, because they think binding arbitration is "absolutely silly."
Lizanne Foster | Does the word 'privatization' strike fear in your heart? That's why the B.C. Liberals are calling it 'School Choice'.
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Larry Kuehn | Teachers in B.C. will vote September 10 on support for a union proposal to send the current strike to arbitration and open classrooms for the new school year as soon as government says yes.
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Laila Yuile, Patricia Enair | The B.C. government cannot be counted on to legislate the teachers back to work. So, parent in B.C., it's time to let the government know what you think.
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Lizanne Foster | Christy Clark, you keep talking about what the taxpayers can afford. But you and I have very different ideas on what taxes should be used for.
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Larry Kuehn | Public schools in B.C. are not open today as the teachers' strike continues. Despite B.C. government efforts to demonize unions, public support remains in favour of teachers. Who will win?
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Helesia Luke | Did the B.C. Liberal government just bluff on that $40-a-day voucher plan or do they really want to have that battle over public education now?
Book Review
Tiana Reid | Privatization of schools, high tuition rates, precarious labour, class warfare, massive debt. Does the public intellectual emerge as the hero over capitalism?