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The moment it went wrong for being a principal

The idea in Tomorrow’s Schools was that if the government got the administration of education right, and principals followed suit with their schools, the appropriate curriculum implementation would devolve from that. 932 more words

Education Policy

Independent facilitators being harassed to favour corporates and private companies: academies on way

By an independent facilitator (with my comments in bold)

I was alerted to the changes in PLD by the principal of a school where I was working in mid-2016. 1,235 more words

Education Policy

Opinion: New Quebec history curriculum is a chance to teach key lessons

In this year of “important” anniversaries, history is a little bit more on the minds of the general public than usual. Beyond the speeches and other commemorations that will inevitably recede from public consciousness, there is another reflection on history about to be enacted, with more permanent effects than any particular anniversary — the latest reform of the Quebec high school history curriculum. 596 more words


Giving young people a stake in their future

In the wake of the general election there’s been a lot of talk about the youth vote and young people’s renewed commitment to the political process. 849 more words


#ESSA Task Force Application Deadline EXTENDED to July 24th!

We’ve extended the application period for our new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Advisory Task Force! Interested community members may now submit their application until Monday, July 24 at 12:00 noon.  134 more words


Why Trump’s education budget may cost me my American Dream

Growing up in Pleasant Hill, where the local middle school, high school and college are next door, and Marie Sosa never doubted she’d advance from one level to the next. 63 more words

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Opinion: Quebec should get rid of high school ministry exams

Many Quebec high school students, particularly those who’ve just completed Secondary IV and V, are just now finding out their marks in courses where there is a ministry exam. 624 more words