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.
B.C. Liberals' one-time $25 million funding increase for education isn't new money, it's a cut reductionSarah Miller | After 14 years of devastating cuts to our public education funding in B.C., it will take a lot more then a one-time reduction in cuts to fix our public education system.
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | It might well be fair to speculate that the Alberta government has put Athabasca University into a form of "soft receivership."|
|Blog 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.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | The passage of Bill 10 is a step forward. But it won't succeed without monitoring and a willingness to push back if the government fails to live up to its commitment.|
|Blog 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."|
|Columnists Ralph Surette | Getting the administration of education straight would untie one of the most twisted knots in our governance and would boost that elusive sense of things-going-right that we're looking for.|
|Blog Rachel Brickner | As the Minister's Panel on Education reviews Nova Scotia's public education system, what lessons should they take from 25 years of education reform in the U.S.?|
|Blog Seth Klein | If a compromise is to be reached in the current bargaining between B.C. teachers and the government, the long-standing issue of improving class size and composition must be resolved.|
|Blog 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."|
|Blog Erika Shaker | We're talking about a very elite, specialized, qualified group of hyper-talented experts when it comes to CEOs. So who better to provide advice on any number of puzzlers?|
|Columnists Rick Salutin | Teaching is how a society passes on, formally and informally, what it has achieved to the future. It's the basic project of our species. It justifies our passing, individual existences.|