Why Teachers Unions Shouldn’t Run Education

Blog, Education, Ben Eisen

Congratulations to Gary Mason for a fine piece in today’s Globe, correctly asserting that the elected government of British Columbia rather than the B.C. Teachers’ Federation should run the province’s education system. The union and the government are currently in …

How Schools Fail Kids by Not Failing Them

Media Appearances, Education, Michael Zwaagstra

On December 4, 2010 Michael Zwaagstra delivered his key points as to why public schools are failing to properly prepare today’s students for the real world to the attendees of the Society for Quality Education‘s (SQE) annual general meeting in downtown Toronto, mostly because, he argues, that schools refuse to fail students.