Behind The Classroom Door – February 1, 2010
AIMS and the Frontier Centre release an Interim High School Report Card for Western Canada.
Comparing Apples to Oranges in Education – October 23, 2009
Take the challenge of the 8th grade exam circa 1895. Think you can pass?
NO Second Class Citizens – June 26, 2009
When you look not at the goals of the welfare state, but its actual performance, the results are depressing. In the last 80 years we have grown far wealthier than we once were. Yet today, there are more who receive welfare than ever before.
Know a Student who Likes to Think and Needs an Antidote to Canadian Universities? – February 25, 2009
The Frontier Centre has partnered with the Virginia-based Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) to get Canadian students into summer seminars in some spectacular U.S. cities. Topics to be explored include liberty, freedom, the moral foundations of capitalism, and poverty and prosperity, as analyzed through a libertarian framework. Know a student who likes to think and needs an antidote to Canadian universities? Get them to click on the link below. Attendance, lodging, and books are all taken care of. Send bright and contrarian students this link and get them to apply before March 30: www.theIHS.org/fcpp.asp
Want to Prevent Propaganda in Schools? – January 1, 2009
Maybe Canadian politicians should copy this legislation from the United Kingdom. The U.K.’s 1996 Education Act, forbids one-sided partisan activity in the school system and/or political indoctrination. This is the Act that a British judge used in 2007 to describe Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth as propaganda and to require British teachers to present the judge’s caveats about errors in Gore’s film to British students.
Are Choices Lacking for Parents in Publicly Funded Schools? – February 1, 2006
In all provinces except Alberta, school choice is the exception rather than the rule, and the results show that Alberta's on the right track.
The Alberta Teachers' Association responds to our work on Edmonton's public schools – November 16, 2005
Alberta's largest teachers' union didn't like what the Frontier Centre had to say about the Edmonton Public School Board.
Winnipeg’s Charter School Confusion – August 31, 2004
Frontier responds to Letters to the Editor in the Winnipeg Free Press criticizing a recent piece on charter schools.