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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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Innu Nation celebrates record number of Grade 12 graduates

Mamu Tshishkutamashutau Innu Education marked a new record this year after decades of work. It’s celebrating 34 graduates from Innu Nation this Spring — a record for the division after formally taking over education in Innu lands in 2009. When the churches and provincial government ran the education system from the late 1960s to 2008, …

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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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Schools report could become FOX News of public education

Lumping together two types of elementary schools as if they were the same in the ranking process may be unintentionally disingenuous The Fraser Institute’s 2022 Report, ranking British Columbia’s 870 elementary schools and 252 secondary schools, was published last month and gave me pause for thought. I thought about the fact that, during my 37 …

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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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