In 2009, the Legislature enacted a number of amendments to Minnesota’s charter school law involving the authorizing of chartered public schools. Among the amendments was a new funding formula schools pay to authorizers to conduct their oversight responsibilities, and a requirement for authorizers to publicly account for the authorizing fees they collect from schools through an annual income and expenditure report submitted to the Commissioner of Education. 79 more words
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Benjamin Joseph Miller
Last November, the City of Toronto published its “Whole-of-Government Framework to Guide City of Toronto Relationships with the Community-Based Not-for-Profit Sector… 837 more words
Canada is often lauded by other countries for its policies on equality and diversity. In 1986, the UN even awarded the Nansen Award to the people of Canada for their constant contribution to the cause of refugees, the only time the award was given to a nation. 958 more words
National anniversaries often act as symbolic moments of reflection and reawakening. Indeed, Canada’s 150th anniversary has proven to be no different.
Fifty years ago, centennial euphoria swept the nation. 1,078 more words