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Kelebay, Yarema Gregory – Canadian Social Studies, 1996
Reports on current educational issues in Quebec (Canada). Briefly covers some of the major issues addressed in the Estates General, the commission study on the future of education in Quebec. A Montreal School commissioner challenged the government's numbers concerning dropouts. Decentralization, whole language learning, and school rankings also…
Descriptors: Dropout Rate, Dropouts, Educational Administration, Educational Finance
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Kelebay, Yarema Gregory – Canadian Social Studies, 1998
Relates current attempts in the province of Quebec (Canada) to eliminate religious school boards in favor of linguistically-based boards. Claims that the processes employed by the Quebec government to do so subvert the Canadian constitution. Argues for retaining the old religious boards and rejecting linguistic- or ethnic-based educational…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Editorials, Educational History, Educational Policy
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McMurtry, John – Canadian Social Studies, 1996
Observes that decisions to cut bureaucratic waste in Canada's educational system rests with the bureaucracy itself. Maintains that most schools could productively institute a limited form of teacher-oriented self-administration, thereby reducing and streamlining educational administration. Argues that most educational administration is…
Descriptors: Bureaucracy, Educational Administration, Educational Assessment, Educational Finance
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Kelebay, Yarema Gregory – Canadian Social Studies, 1992
Discusses a report of a task force on English language education in Quebec. Describes each portion of the report: educational policy, issue analysis and recommendations, and predictions that English-speaking student enrollment in Quebec will continue to fall. Includes additional opinions on other subjects. (DK)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Steinhauer, Noella – Canadian Social Studies, 1994
Maintains that, over the past 25 years, Native Americans in Canada have managed to gain control of their own educational systems. Contends that, with the current political structure, achieving and maintaining continuity and stability is difficult but not impossible. (CFR)
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Policy
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McMurtry, John – Canadian Social Studies, 1996
Presents a scathing review of supply-side economics and its effect on social programs. Argues that the Reagan administration purposefully incurred massive government debt in order to justify reducing social spending. Maintains that Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney followed a similar course. Includes trenchant criticism of Canada's public…
Descriptors: Conservatism, Economic Impact, Educational Administration, Educational Change