May 01, 2018

Alberta teachers ask Notley NDP to “control” media reporting on provincial exam results

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Host | The Gunn Show

 

The Alberta Teachers Association (ATA) is calling on the Alberta government to ask reporters to follow the recommendations of the Canadian Psychological Association when reporting on provincial exam results.

Teachers demanding that the government tell journalists how to do their jobs, is damaging to teachers’ professionalism since it demonstrates a lack of understanding of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and its protection of a free press.

But there's something else at play.

Alberta test results are tumbling. Across the province, they're sinking like a stone.

Here's what I think is happening: Provincial achievement tests for grade 6 math are coming up. Anticipating bad results, the teachers union is already looking for excuses.

The ATA would rather ask their pals in the NDP government to try to control the media, than effectively teach kids the basics.

And I would not be surprised if the freedom-hating NDP obliged.

But what can we expect from a union that paid David Suzuki, a man who once called for the jailing of those who disagreed with him, somewhere between $30K and $50K to speak to them at their convention?

Maybe the teachers union would benefit from having an economist rather than a fake scientist speak at their conventions.

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commented 2018-05-07 20:45:53 -0400
The current system of education in the Western world is not that old. It was started and was based on an agrarian society i.e. back before 1900 when Canada had more people on farms and small towns/villages than cities. Back them schools started in September after harvest season was over and there was little for children to do in the winter months. The end of the school year coincided with the start of planting season when children would be needed to help out on the farm.
Today the increasing cost of maintaining deteriorating facilities and the left centered mindset and aggression of teachers unions have reduced the quality of education to a point where there is little real world value in public school; education when considering the enormous amounts of money spent.

History shows that empires rise and fall and their fall always starts with a rotting from the inside. What we are witnessing with the endless idiotic effluence from universities and schools will have its effect in the future.
There will come a time when bricks and mortar and teachers unions will shrink to a negligible size and home schooling , home schooling associations and charter schools will produce educational results that will make sending a child to a public school a form of child abuse or neglect.

The time is for home schooling associations to form and become a cohesive public voice. At that time there should be a question during an election polling event – " Do you want your taxes to go to public schools, separate schools or home schooling"
Imagine the freak out from that question !
commented 2018-05-07 20:45:53 -0400
The current system of education in the Western world is not that old. It was started and was based on an agrarian society i.e. back before 1900 when Canada had more people on farms and small towns/villages than cities. Back them schools started in September after harvest season was over and there was little for children to do in the winter months. The end of the school year coincided with the start of planting season when children would be needed to help out on the farm.
Today the increasing cost of maintaining deteriorating facilities and the left centered mindset and aggression of teachers unions have reduced the quality of education to a point where there is little real world value in public school; education when considering the enormous amounts of money spent.

History shows that empires rise and fall and their fall always starts with a rotting from the inside. What we are witnessing with the endless idiotic effluence from universities and schools will have its effect in the future.
There will come a time when bricks and mortar and teachers unions will shrink to a negligible size and home schooling , home schooling associations and charter schools will produce educational results that will make sending a child to a public school a form of child abuse or neglect.

The time is for home schooling associations to form and become a cohesive public voice. At that time there should be a question during an election polling event – " Do you want your taxes to go to public schools, separate schools or home schooling"
Imagine the freak out from that question !
commented 2018-05-02 14:28:48 -0400
We should fire all the teachers and destroy their union, and select only those teacher’s who haven’t been lobotomized by the union scum. Any student failures are the result of poor or incompetent teaching.
commented 2018-05-02 14:05:03 -0400
Drew, there are still parent/teacher interviews.

My hairstylist was telling me her husband received a text from their son’s school to tell them he is failing Math. A f***ing text.
Isn’t that the height of laziness?!! No phone call to alert them sooner, or intervene in any meaningful way.
commented 2018-05-02 08:47:26 -0400
Congratulations Alberta, you are on the expressway to moronville, current residents include New Brunswick. A shame I know all to well.
commented 2018-05-02 02:32:39 -0400
We don’t need YOUR education;
We Don’t need Your THOUGHT CONTROL;
HEY ## TEACHER ###
LEAVE OUR KIDS ALONE’
commented 2018-05-02 01:36:51 -0400
Can anyone tell me if they still have parent teacher nights anymore?
commented 2018-05-02 01:36:12 -0400
Yeah how dare people know if you are doing a bad job?
Teachers gravitated towards the Nazis back in the day, history is repeating itself.
commented 2018-05-02 00:52:49 -0400
Well, with a sick faggot Egan at the helm of the Alberta Education, who is more concerned with tranny bathrooms & all kinds of other sick BS, and making Safe places for SJW infants – what else can be expected?? Seems like the NDPiggers are trying to “grow” more lop-sided, low-info voters.
Election days can’t come fast enough.
commented 2018-05-02 00:13:26 -0400
Somehow; Communities & Parents Must take charge of our Children’s Education & return Back to Basics & Not Lefty’s Failed Indoctrination.
commented 2018-05-01 20:07:18 -0400
So, this is what the educational system has come to: Participation awards all around….we can’t be honest about the declining marks in many public schools, we can’t address the reasons why because it requires honesty. The unions seem to be more concerned with churning out useful idiots over critical thinkers who do achieve academic success.
commented 2018-05-01 19:46:23 -0400
… Like rats, PS union bureaucrats like to live in the dark, where they can hide their wrong-doings.
commented 2018-05-01 18:54:23 -0400
The basics of education are not important to the ATA or any other Teacher’s Association any more, they are much more focused on indoctrinating the kids in gender fluidity, global warming and any of the other latest Liberal fads. Individual teachers who disagree would immediately be terminated for cruelty to children or some similar reason. After all, you can’t have 100% agreement on anything if you allow any member to disagree.