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Alberta’s independent schools provide needed choice, value

Despite activist claims, most independent schools in Alberta are not bastions for the rich, but they do fill a critical education niche

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

Toppling the misperceptions about home-schooling

(Troy Media) Home-schooling successes show that parents and kids can be far more responsible for decisions about their education than imagined

Back to school: choosing wisely for your children

EDUCATION (Troy Media) Independent schools achieve a better balance of good academic, civic, religious and spiritual outcomes

English public schools becoming less popular in Saskatchewan

EDUCATION (Troy Media) French schools increased their share of students, as did Catholic schools. And independent schools and home-schooling options are becoming far more popular

The shift away from public schools in B.C.

EDUCATION (Troy Media) B.C. policy-makers would be wise to take note that independent school enrolment is increasing and public school numbers are down

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

Federal support won’t help independent schools or education

EDUCATION (Troy Media) Greater federal involvement could fundamentally reshape our decentralized approach to education policy, lead to policy homogeneity and hurt student performance

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