Nov 2010, Ottawa Citizen article—Full-day classes for kindergarten are a nightmare (broken link)
Open letter demands full-day schooling for age 3-5 and daycare (broken link): the letter claiming disproven Utopian social and economic benefits for preschool and daycare is sponsored by maritime heiress Margaret McCain and signed by daycare lobby voices.
In Ontario, the Liberals and NDP make full-day school for age 4-5 an election promise and disregard kindergarten child:staff ratios of 20:1—Full-day kindergarten no treat for kids (a Hamilton Spectator article by Kate Tennier)
Early Learning, er Kindergarten Daycare, Passes (broken link). A blog post by the executive director of the Society for Quality Education.
All-Day K Money Tree: Ontario government decides taxpayers must give millions to daycares to NOT provide daycare. April 27, 2010 Letter from Ontario government to daycares. $51 million annually for not doing daycare for 4-5 year olds, plus millions more…
Join Kindergarten Credit in the fight against all-day Kindergarten in Ontario (PDF)
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…
March 2010. Kids First Parent Association of Canada - government submission: "Submission to the Social Policy Committee of the Ontario Government Regarding Bill 242"
Battles at the all-day schooling trough (broken link): The Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) recommends a maximum-cost approach to full-day schooling for 3 to 5 year olds: certified teachers, classes in schools
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…