When Did Education Become a Race?

Starting in September, nearly 600 schools, in school districts across Ontario will offer full-day kindergarten for 4-and 5-year-olds. And in British Columbia, full-day kindergarten begins for approximately 50 per cent of 5-year-olds. When did education become a race? According to…

Mar 2010 Ontario Bill 242–legislation regarding all-day kindergarten and all-day all-year in-school daycare:

March 22, 2010. Kate Tennier. Winterhill - gov. sub. (PDF): "Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy; Re: Bill 242" March 29, 2010. Jonas Himmelstrand. The Mireja Institute – government submission: Jonas Himmelstrand Submission re Bill 242 (PDF). (see…

HELP Helping itself to Heckman

Government-Funded Daycare/All-Day K Promoters Lie When they Claim Nobel-Prize Economist Agrees with Them. Daycare and all-day kindergarten promoters including HELP and Charles Pascal & Fraser Mustard all say Nobel Prize Economist Dr James Heckman’s research supports their policy. This is…

Deadline for Submissions on "Kindergarten" Expansion Extended to Monday March 29, 2010 (broken link)

Mar 19, 2010—We have just learned that late last week the Ontario government's Social Policy Committee EXTENDED the DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS on BILL 242 Full Day Early Learning Statute Law Amendment Act, 2010 to MARCH 29, 5 PM Ontario time…

Feb 2010 article by Kids First President, Helen Ward, submitted to The Tyee

February 2010. Helen Ward (Kids First President). Kids First Parent Association of Canada - letter The Tyee (PDF): It’s Time Social Justice Proponents Took a Closer Look at Child Care Policy: The Ideological Who and Why of All-Day Kindergarten and…

Post-Maternalism & Post-Familialism—Exposing the Ideology of All-Day Kindergarten and Daycare (broken link)

All you ever wanted to know about daycare ideology but they were afraid you'd ask by Helen Ward, President, Kids First Parent Association of Canada A 2009 report states that Ontario's Early Learning Advisor, Charles Pascal's, preliminary estimates for his…

Press Release: September 28, 2009: Replace Anti-parent Activist at Peace Summit Says Parent Group

Edmonton - A parents' group has asked for the replacement of one speaker booked for the Dalai Lama's Heart-Mind Education discussion at the Vancouver Peace Summit. Kids First Parent Association of Canada reports that World Bank consultant Clyde Hertzman is…

All-day school report by Charles Pascal “With our best future in mind: Implementing early learning in Ontario”.

All-day school report by Charles Pascal “With our best future in mind: Implementing early learning in Ontario” (broken link). National Post—online commentary by Helen Ward, President of Kids First National Post—online commentary (broken link) by Helen Ward, President of Kids…