The Edmonton Public School Board Chair Offers ‘Deceptive’ Choice

In the past few days the media across the province of Alberta were very busy giving voice to the view of Edmonton Public School Board Chair Michael Janz, who wants the province’s blessing to offer Catholic Programs, as… Read More

Males, The Hidden Underclass

How Grade Inflation Disproportionately Impacts Male Students Jim Dueck Ed D Low standards, measured by monitoring grade inflation, in classrooms is a horrific, longstanding problem across North America, but was relatively minor in Alberta. While this insidious educational… Read More

‘Vague School Reporting Not Serving Student Needs’-Calgary Herald Column

A January 16, 2017 Calgary Herald article described the frustration of Calgary Board of Education (CBE) parents over vague reporting that leaves them unable to discern their children’s actual competency level in CBE school classrooms from grades K-9…. Read More

Charting the Future of Math Education in Alberta

  Dr. Nhung Tran-Davies has updated the ‘Back to Basics’ petition, explaining the state of math education in Alberta, the direction of the curriculum rewrite to date, and the fact her group has been invited to present to… Read More

Testing is Important!

Why Testing is So Important Jim Dueck Ed D Everyone understands economic inflation: items cost more than they once did. For example, sixty years ago a liter of gas cost 10 cents but today the cost is more… Read More

Happy New Year to all of you: PCE Grassroots Supporters!

Happy New Year to all of you in our grassroots, who are the foundation of Parents for Choice in Education’s strength, and the reason for our purpose. The battles we face in Alberta are great, as we fight… Read More

Catch up on PCE News : ATA Detrimental to Education Choice

ATA Influence on AB Government detrimental to Education Choice in AB  PCE knows that many teachers are doing their best to help students and many work tirelessly to improve the lives of our kids. But good teachers also know… Read More

The NDP Needs to Distance Itself from the ATA-Calgary/Edmonton Sun Column

Donna Trimble, Executive Director for Parents for Choice in Education has had a guest column published in the Calgary Sun and the Edmonton Sun on December 16, 2016, calling out the detrimental influence of the ATA on the… Read More

AB Teachers’ Union Labels Concerned Citizens as ‘Fearmongers’

The Alberta Teachers’ Association has described Alberta citizens as ‘fearmongers’ in a recent ATA News cartoon. On November 7, 2016 Donna Trimble, Parents for Choice in Education (PCE) Executive Director, penned an article on the parentchoice.ca website expressing deep… Read More

Progressive Conservative Candidate Education Survey

As many of you are aware, Alberta’s Progressive Conservative (PC) party will be selecting a new leader at a convention on March 18th, 2017. There are four candidates who are currently campaigning in the PC leadership race. Parents… Read More