How to get Aboriginal kids’ grades up

A voucher system would ensure teachers have incentives to increase the time their students spend on literacy and numeracy

How to get Aboriginal kids’ grades upAboriginal students’ educational achievement is, on average, two years behind other Canadian students and their graduation rate is less than half the national average. How can their educational outcomes be improved? Hire private tutors. First, it is important to know that the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development funds education for many bands. These…

Why innovation lags in Atlantic Canada

Governments in Atlantic Canada often opt to douse innovation before it's allowed to catch fire

Why innovation lags in Atlantic CanadaDownload this column for your publication or website HALIFAX, NS Jun 4, 2015/ Troy Media/ - Innovation is a fickle concept, and patents only tell part of the story. Yet when you see that Atlantic Canada ranks last and well below the national average, it's hard to deny we have a problem. Last fall the…
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