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Alberta Education Minister David Eggen (David Climenhaga photo)
David Climenhaga | The government needs to remember that sometimes in history, the right thing is more than just the only thing decent people can do, but the right thing politically too.
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Alberta Education Minister David Eggen (David Climenhaga photo)
David 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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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.
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David J. Climenhaga | Kenney's answers on Parents for Choice in Education suggest that he would turn back recent educational reforms in Alberta.
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David Eggen
David J. Climenhaga | When the inquiry fails, can we just get on with defunding those schools, please?
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Marlin Schmidt
David J. Climenhaga | It might well be fair to speculate that the Alberta government has put Athabasca University into a form of "soft receivership."
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Ric McIver
David J. Climenhaga | Perhaps it was irritation at this unexpected turn of events that prompted Tory Leader Ric McIver's emotional outburst in the Legislature yesterday, which saw him ordered out by the Speaker.
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David J. Climenhaga | Publicly funded two-tier education is a harmful and unaffordable relic of Alberta's Tory past. It's time to put an end to it.
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Lizanne Foster | The new B.C. curriculum will fit seamlessly into private schools in classrooms with 15 students and unlimited resources.
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Jim Prentice
David J. Climenhaga | Task force members came down firmly on the side of public funding for private schools and the right of the same private schools to set tuition fees as high as they like.
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Bill Tieleman | The political equation driving Premier Christy Clark is solved. The B.C. Liberals have already saved $100 million from the teachers' strike. Money that can be spent anywhere but education, it seems.
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Donald Gutstein | Supporters of public education need to realize they're in the middle of a war for its future, and they're losing.