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Media Coverage regarding Bill 2

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March 8, "Bringing soft totalitarianism into the classroom" National Post
 
  
March 4, 2012
"New education act draws criticism":  Top news story this afternoon on 630 CHED in Edmonton:
Transcript: 
4:20 p.m.
Kim Smith
3/4/2012
Parents are gathering on the steps of the
legislature Monday at 12:30 p.m. to protest part of the new Alberta Education
Act, also known as Bill 2.
The Alberta Home Education Association (AHEA) wants the Alberta Human Rights
Act to remain separate from the new Education Act.
AHEA Board member Paul van den Bosch says that the new Education Act brings the
Alberta Human Rights Act into our schools and our homes.
"That Alberta Human Rights Act has been used in the past ten years to
diminish and restrict religious freedom and I think that every parent and
person of every faith should be very concerned about that," says van den
Bosch.
AHEA believes the Bill 2 threatens to mandate 'diversity' in all schools,
including home schools, making it possible to impose both curriculum and
values.
van den Bosch says AHEA is not asking for major changes but instead just a few
tweaks to the language. (ks)
 
March 3, 2012
"When the State Raises your Kids, You don't!"  Edmonton Sun
March 2, 2012
 "Government has no Place at Family Table"  Toronto Sun
 
March 2, 2012
Downloadable version of video interview between Garnett Genuis, Sherwood Park Wildrose Candidate and Michael Coren on Sun TV
March 1, 2012
Interview between Paul Faris of HSLDA and Kevin Swanson. 
Alberta Imposes Agenda on Homeschools - Ideas Have Consequences
 
February 27, 2012  Government Intrusion in Education -video clip

 February 29, 2012

Paul Faris of HSLDA (Home School Legal Defence Association) was a guest on the radio *Wed. Feb. 29 just after 10:00 pm.*
He addressed the concerns of home educators regarding the new  Education Act. Enter the date and time to listen to the 15 minute broadcast. http://www.qr77.com/other/AudioVault.html

February 23, 2012 The Benefits of Homeschooling -video clip

February 22, 2012
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