Category Archives: Education – Primary and Secondary

Kenora Transfer

What is a reverse tuition agreement? Where a First Nation provides funds to a board for on-reserve students attending board schools, and a board provides funds to the same First Nation for board pupils attending the First Nation school, an … Continue reading

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Ever It

Further to recounting his primary school experiences in relation to bullying, Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows: Have you read Stephen King’s It? It’s my favourite of his works. A monster lives under the town and every 30-some years it … Continue reading

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Where the heart

Gets taken, through the abandonment of schools, in particular, as well as other public infrastructure: Where the renewal could be keeping the school as an educational institution, while using other elements of the facility for other community purposes. All this … Continue reading

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The Gift(ed)

Came across the views of psychologist Joan Freeman, via Annalisa Barbieri “Young, gifted and likely to suffer for it“. The Guardian, October 9, 2010: She is keen to lay to rest another stereotype: that gifted children are tortured, unable to … Continue reading

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Learning Across Genders

I wrote to a Saudi friend as follows: I have ended up bothered by this. Public funds reflect broadly held public values, and should not be used in support of sentiments as to gender segregation, in my view. I believe … Continue reading

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Stream

Further to “Austere, perhaps”, in relation to his Grade 9 teacher, Neil Remington Abramson commented further, as follows: Subsequent to being a member of the “special class” at Brunskill Public School, in Saskatoon, I found that my high school, Evan … Continue reading

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Austere, perhaps

Wrote about a reverse order high school teacher. Lorne Anderson has also recently written about him. Neil Remington Abramson conveyed similar reflections, as follows: In high school, there was a Mr X. He was our home room teacher in Grade … Continue reading

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