Most people agree that healthcare and education should be universally funded and accessible. But wouldn’t things be more interesting if there was a choice between a consumer-controlled model and the traditional producer-controlled model?
The Minister of Education will pump another $17 million into the Province’s spending on public schools. Her decision is curious, given the fact that their performance continues its long, slow slide.
A bright man with a vibrant message bounced through Winnipeg last week, and moved our community a few steps closer to breaking out of our public school malaise.
Due to high absentee rates of aboriginal students, the ALC wants the Winnipeg School Division to step up and remedy the problem.
The Medical Research Council of Canada (MRC) recently sounded an alarm about the continuing loss of the country’s brightest and best, who, in growing numbers, are choosing to leave and pursue their careers elsewhere.
Opposition to school choice in Canada is most vehement in the leadership of teachers’ unions. This is unfortunate because their counterparts in countries that use school vouchers think very differently.
The overall satisfaction of teachers and parents who are invested in private schools should make Canada consider how charter schools are currently outdoing the public system.