People for Education in the news
“You can write really, really great policy, but you have to make sure you’ve got a really strong implementation plan to make sure that it really happens on the ground,” - Annie Kidder
Disability advocates are calling on the Alberta government to regulate the use of restraints and seclusion rooms for students with special education needs.
Annie Kidder, our Executive Director, talks about the evidence showing the impact of full-day kindergarten on children’s academic and social development.
Premier Doug Ford says that the government will consult with parents and teachers about the continuation of the full-day kindergarten program.
The discussion about equitable education must start with whether all students in the public school system have access to a decent education, prior to attending university or college.
The Globe and Mail: Advocates for students with disabilities call on Ontario to stop school exclusions
The Ontario Autism Coalition is asking the Ontario Ministry of Education to remove principals' power to exclude students from school for an indefinite period.
This feature story explores the issues around the 'exclusion' of students with special education needs from school for all or part of the day.
In the fall of 2018, Ontario's Ministry of Education engaged in consultations on a range of education issues. The Ministry received over 72,000 submissions via online surveys, letters from individuals and organizations, and telephone town-halls.
A range of education stakeholders respond to the funding changes announced by the Ministry of Education on December 14, 2018.