Common Sense Education - Speech by Michael Zwaagstra (~59min) – October 8, 2012
Frontier Research Fellow Michael Zwaagstra discusses Common Sense Education in a speech to Curtis-Homes Schools 80th anniversary in Regina, August 2012.
Quebec Protesters Still Disrupting Classes (SunTV) (~3min) – August 29, 2012
Peter McCaffrey from the Frontier Centre for Public Policy discusses how students and protests will impact the Quebec election. (~3 min.)
No-Zero Policies (CTV) (~3min) – August 29, 2012
Zone in on the No-Zero policy. Research that looks into prohibiting teachers from giving marks of zero for incomplete work or for academic misconduct such as plagiarism. (~4 min)
How Well Does Your Child's School Stack Up to Others? (CTV) (~3min) – March 16, 2011
Senior Policy Analyst David Seymour was interviewed on Winnipeg's CTV News regarding the findings of the 1st Annual Report Card on Western Canadian High Schools. (~3 mins)
Comparing Saskatchewan Schools (Global) (~2min) – March 16, 2011
Senior Policy Analyst David Seymour was on Global Regina's Early Morning News regarding the findings of the 1st Annual Report Card on Western Canadian High Schools and what they mean for Saskatchewan schools. (~2 mins)
Special Needs Classrooms (CTV News) (~3min) – November 23, 2010
For nearly two decades, a major evolution has been taking place in schools across Manitoba. Children with special needs have been incorporated into classrooms with ohter children. It's called inclusion but not everyone is giving the practice a passing grade. John Long and Rod Clifton are among the interviewees. They are co-authors of the book "What's Wrong With Our Schools and How We Can Fix Them".
John Gormley on Left Out (~26min) – October 25, 2010
John Gormley speaks about his new book "Left Out" at a Frontier Centre event in Regina. Thursday 21 October, 2010. John talks thoughtfully about his book and the future of Saskatchewan and its political culture.
Aboriginal Policy Fellow Don Sandberg on Residential Schools (~4min) – May 26, 2010
Don Sandberg, the Director of Aborigial Projects for The Frontier Centre for Public Policy, discusses residential schools.
Merits of Homework (CBC) (~5min) – November 19, 2009
Frontier Research Analyst Michael Zwaagstra was interviewed on CBC's Connect with Mark Kelley on whether it's time we start taking a different look at homework and how we assign homework to our kids or not. (~5 mins)
Cracking Egg-Heads at the U of M - Rod Clifton – October 6, 2007
Professor Rod Clifton dissects staff spending patterns at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, September 12, 2007.
Best Way to Fund Public Schools - Cirtwill – May 14, 2007
A Really Balanced Report Card – April 22, 2007
Charter Schools: Alberta's Best Kept Secret – February 14, 2006
Creating High Performance Public Schools – October 31, 2005
Swedish School Vouchers (Peje Emilsson) – June 21, 2005