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Education

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Sep 10, 2011

'Grade-boosting' stimulant use on campus

Nick Falvo
A recent editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal looks at the use of "grade-boosting" stimulants (such as Ritalin) by Canadian post-secondary students.
Blog
Sep 5, 2011

Ontario student debt

Nick Falvo
Last week, the CCPA released a paper by David Macdonald and Erika Shaker entitled Under Pressure: The Impact of Rising Tuition Fees on Ontario Families.
Blog
Sep 2, 2011

Copyright on campus

Nick Falvo
A recent article by George Monbiot in The Guardian takes a critical look at academic publishers, apparently with a focus on the United Kingdom.
Blog
Sep 2, 2011

Quebec tuition fees

Nick Falvo
In light of plans by the Charest government to increase tuition fees in Quebec by 75 per cent over the next 5 years, Eric Martin and Simon Tremblay-Pepin have written an article on Quebec tuition.
RabbleTV
Aug 31, 2011

Shannen Koostachin's dream

Shannen Koostachin of Attawapiskat First Nation had a dream -- safe and comfy schools and culturally based education for First Nations children and youth.
Blog
Aug 26, 2011

The racialized impact of tuition fees

Nick Falvo
Mainstream policy wonks claim that tuition fees and rising levels of student debt in Canada are inconsequential. While enrollment is rising, the increases in costs do not affect all groups equally.
Blog
Aug 23, 2011

The double whammy of defunding universities

Nick Falvo
Federal funding for post-secondary education in Canada is decreasing. In addition to the obvious impact that this can have on quality, it can also exacerbate at least two types of inequities.

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