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When speech isn’t free, society pays a high price

When speech isn’t free, society pays a high price

TAUBE A recent incident at the University provides a glimpse of what the future may hold for Canadian post-secondary education – and it ain’t pretty ($$)

What Betsy DeVos could learn about school choice from Ontario

(Troy Media) Unfortunately, the U.S. Education Secretary would have to visit the past to find truly innovative approaches to school choice

Kudos to Toronto, but independent schools still face discrimination

(Troy Media) Subjecting parents choosing such schools for their children to extra costs is discriminatory

Denying DeVos a welcome simply punishes American children

DI MUCCIO (Troy Media) Petty Ontario politicians were outraged that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos planned a visit to Ontario to meet with educators

Ontario’s free post-secondary initiative deserves to be emulated

DI MUCCIO (Troy Media) By making free tuition available to low-income students, Ontario is making a significant investment in its economic future

School board kills diversity without consultation

EDUCATION (Troy Media) There are good reasons not to teach To Kill a Mockingbird, but shielding students from racist language is not one of them

How school systems respond to the pressure to be inclusive

DI MUCCIO (Troy Media) Fundamental to human rights in Canada is access to a public education system that offers choice and quality to the taxpayers who pay for it

Treating everyone the same is bad for learning

EDUCATION (Troy Media) The solution is not to opt for the lowest common denominator but instead to expand the levels of genuine school choice for students and parents

It’s a political gamble to embrace prayer in public schools

DI MUCCIO (Troy Media) Only 10 years ago, Premier Kathleen Wynne campaigned vehemently against a faith-based school model. Now, she has suddenly changed her mind

Funding help alone won’t ensure more students succeed

DI MUCCIO (Troy Media) Bridging the socio-economic gap in poor schools to improve literacy and math skills will ultimately give young people a leg up in post-secondary institutions

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