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Alberta Party will reverse PC cuts to education

Posted on April 15, 2015 by Taber Times

Greg Clark announced the Alberta Party’s plans to build new schools, protect teachers and reduce class sizes in Alberta’s schools.

“Gordon Dirks and the PCs are taking the lug nuts off the school bus and are hoping that the wheels don’t fall off,” said Clark. “Instead of standing up to protect students, the Education Minister is asking students to pay for the PC government’s fiscal mismanagement.”

“So far the Education Minister Dirks is behind on his promises to build new schools, isn’t planning to fund any new staffing should they ever be built, and is throwing the most vulnerable students under the school bus,” said Clark. “This unpopular Education Minister has failed to stand up for students.”

“The Alberta Party has a better way. Our province has the resources needed to give our kids the education they need to succeed.”

The Alberta Party will fight to build schools, protect our teachers and reduce class sizes

Reverse the PCs’ cuts to education and guarantee per-student funding to match population growth and inflation.

Invest in new schools to keep pace with Alberta’s population growth.
Phase out school fees.

Reduce taxpayer subsidies to private schools that do not serve the public interest.

Read the full policy release at greg-clark.ca/better_education

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