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Copyright exceptions in Canadian education aren’t a loophole, they’re essential

The shift towards digital access has changed the way libraries buy materials. (Shutterstock) Recent op-eds about Canadian copyright law call on the Canadian government to stop allowing uncompensated copying in education. At the end of May, an op-ed in The Globe and Mail described the current state of affairs regarding copyright and education as “the […]

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UCDSB details student impact from continued Indigenous Education

The Upper Canada District School Board says they are creating meaningful and personal land acknowledgments to work with Indigenous partners to identify the traditional territory each school is situated on, as well as implementing rich programming that offers Indigenous students the opportunity to form deeper connections with their own culture and share it with their

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Alberta Education’s hike to transportation funding is slow to make change

Breadcrumb Trail Links Local News Despite a 30 per cent increase in transportation funding, driver and vehicle deficiencies have delayed improvements for at least another year Published June 05, 2023 • Last updated 6 days ago • 5 minute read Southland Transportation school buses were photographed in a southwest Calgary storage area on Tuesday, October

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Doug Ford Pulled a Sneaky Move to Quietly Cut Education

News Doug Ford’s 2023 budget is hiding a $47 million cut to education by Mitchell Thompson, Ontario Reporters March 23, 2023 Despite the prospects of layoffs across Ontario’s school system, Doug Ford’s 2023 budget has no additional funds earmarked for education, leaving the province’s education system tens of millions of dollars in the hole. Adjusting

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Afghanistan school year starts without millions of teenage girls | Education News

Afghanistan’s schools have reopened for the new academic year, but hundreds of thousands of teenage girls remain barred from attending classes as Taliban authorities ban their attendance at secondary schools. Education Minister Habibullah Agha confirmed in a statement that schools up to grade six “will currently be open for girls”, effectively retaining a ban on

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