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Rick Salutin | Parents are the primary parents of their children, not their teachers. Mostly parents should parent, which is hard enough. For learning purposes, kids need people at a distance.
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Rick Salutin | It's hard to be smart if you've been through a system that forced you to use all your time prepping and taking tests while leaving little space for learning to think and practising thought.
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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.?
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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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Amira Elghawaby | Earlier this month, the Toronto District School Board was in hot water after its plan to help Somali-Canadian youth better succeed in school became controversial.