Report on how to fix education on reserves finds little support in Alberta – Edmonton Journal

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Report on how to fix education on reserves finds little support in Alberta – Edmonton Journal

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 2016239 Views

January 28, 2016

The federal government should offer extra money to First Nations schools that have improved their performance, says a new report about education on reserves.

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada should also fund First Nations schools with 35 per cent more money per student than comparable nearby provincial schools, write the authors of a report published Thursday by the C.D. Howe Institute.

“Each year sees another cohort of students who have passed through a failing system and another new cohort of students entering the same system. Reconciliation and common sense require that improvements be made — and made quickly,” authors Barry Anderson and John Richards conclude.

Read More: http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/embargoed-cd-howe-report-on-how-to-fix-on-reserve-education

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