Ontario Government Misrepresents All-Day Kindergarten Research (broken links)

Oct 2013 Globe and Mail column: All Day Kindergarten "No Magic Bullet"McMaster University Economist Phillip de Cicca asks, "To me, the question should be, could that money be used in a better way?" November 2013 Macleans magazine article: Full-day kindergarten…

News: Waterloo Record on how full-day kindergarten makes things worse for kids.

Oct 2013 Waterloo Record article by Maclean's editor: How full-day kindergarten makes things worse for kids. This article exposes the lies told by the Ontario government about their studies of all-day kindergarten PDF: How full-day kindergarten makes things worse for…

More All-Day Kindergarten Propaganda Packaged as Research

September 2013.The Ontario Ministry of Education produced yet another non-peer reviewed "study" showing 2 long expensive years of all-day Kindergarten produces slightly fewer children designated "vulnerable" using the subjective teacher-reported Early Development Instrument and that more schooling will "save" children…

Early Development Instrument (EDI): Not everyone accepts it as reliable “evidence” (broken link)

Read peer-reviewed journal articles critiquing the EDI. To view the complete copywrite-protected articles please email info@kidsfirstcanada.org The Critique “The Early Development Index and children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds” Published in the journal: Early Years: An International Journal of…

Maclean's Magazine article: Why full-day kindergarten doesn't work. (broken link)

May 2013, Maclean's Magazine article: Why full-day kindergarten doesn't work. The article highlights the lack of concern for children's well-being in the education ministries and their total refusal to accept the findings of peer reviewed research. Note: the article incorrectly…

HELP propagandist, sociologist Dr Paul Kershaw, has a new 24-part editorial series in the Vancouver Sun

September 19, 2011 HELP propagandist, sociologist Dr Paul Kershaw, has a new 24-part editorial series titled "Think Like a Beaver" in the Vancouver Sun. He is pushing mass tax-funded institutional child care with misleading claims and neo-lib/con ideology. He says…

All-Day Kindergarten: Nfld. & Labrador

Newfoundland considering all-day Kindergarten: World Bank institutional child care lobbyist Clyde Hertzman of HELP visited Newfoundland in Feb 2011. The province is following HELP’s established pattern (BC, Ont) of highly orchestrated “consultations” and a highly selective “research” overview. CBC reporters…