|Blog Jason Kunin | COVID-19 has undermined trust in the public school system, created mass incentive for private school and homeschooling options, and achieved a level of public acceptance for e-learning.|
Public education under attack: Interview with Alberta Teachers' Association president Jason SchillingMaya Bhullar | Jason Schilling assumed the presidency of the Alberta Teachers' Association on July 1, 2019. Read what he had to tell us about the UCP government's effort to undermine public schools.
|Blog Lizanne Foster | The NDP's plan does not have public school students in mind.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | We don't know what the government of Alberta has in mind with this change, only that it doesn't seem to be inclined to volunteer the information.|
|Columnists Rick Salutin | Doug Ford has decreed that beginning in fall 2020, Ontario high school students will need to take four online courses to graduate.|
|Columnists Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | If the Los Angeles teachers are any indication of what's to come, the privatizers and their champion in Washington, D.C. may have met their match.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | No one should expect the questions about the funding of Catholic education in Saskatchewan to be resolved by June 30, or when classes resume in September.|
|Columnists Rick Salutin | The sex ed curriculum will be an overt omen, but there's a bigger picture. Ford's staff has a reputation for undermining the public education system with tax breaks and standardized tests.|
|Columnists Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | In West Virginia, striking public school teachers and staff celebrated a victory last week, inspiring educators outside their state to take action for better pay and working conditions.|
|Columnists Rick Salutin | The great feat of public schools is being open to everyone; they offer unique opportunities to learn from those unlike us. That gets lost if school populations are desegregated by program.|
|Blog 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.|
Now the public's tuned in, it'll be hard to put a lid back on discussion of rich subsidies to ritzy private schoolsDavid J. Climenhaga | All right-wing parties have to defend their support for excessive funding for ritzy private schools is the risible claim such schools offer "choice," and, you know, choice is good.
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