Is full-day schooling for ages 3-5 a foregone conclusion?

UBC body promoting more institutional child care announces "Universal 'Child Care' Coming" before the so called "consultation" has even taken place or the "agency" to discuss it has been formed. This group—the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP)—is led by leading…

Kids First letter of Feb 29, 2008 to BC Minister of Education requesting to be involved in consultation on full day schooling for ages 3-5

Dear Minister Bond:The throne speech announced the creation of an agency to explore the possibility of full day kindergarten for children ages 3-5.We ask that the money set aside for this be delivered to parents to help pay for our…

“Research” the BC government is using in all-day schooling consultation

“Research” the BC government is using in all-day schooling consultation (PDF): The list provided by the Ministry of Education at our request reveals a great deal of material by daycare lobbyists and their organizations, most of it not peer reviewed…

All-Day Schooling for Ages 3 to 5? (broken link)

From the February 2008 Throne Speech (broken link): "A new Early Childhood Learning Agency will be established. It will assess the feasibility and costs of full school day kindergarten for five-year-olds. It will also undertake a feasibility study of providing…