India Adopts No Child Left Behind Agenda

By Guest Blogger George Thompson It seems almost sacrilege to question the Globe and Mail’s recent proclamation that “With a sweeping school law, India secures its future: The superpower-in-waiting makes childhood education compulsory for the first time.”  But while there can be no denial that the recent laws for education reforms of India are desirable (ie. […]

Obama’s Firing of Watchdog a Lesson for Canadians

By Guest Blogger George Thompson It seems absurdly naïve to think that what is happening everywhere else in the world and especially in America is not going to affect the Canadian education system. For example Canadian provincial governments have imported high stakes testing, test-score and demographics websites (“data dashboards”) for parents to shop schools, “magnet” […]