EQAO shows Waterloo elementary students trailing

September 18, 2014 6:00 pm
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Grade 3 and 6 reading, writing and math test scores in the Waterloo region are uniformly less than the provincial average, according to more detailed EQAO (Education Quality and Accountability Office) results released yesterday. See here. Performance is worst in... View Article

Canada’s emphasis on commercial research is criticized

September 5, 2014 6:00 pm
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An episode of CBC’s The Current, hosted by Chris Hadfield, dealt with the Canadian government’s increasing support for commercial research over basic research. In 2013, the federal government decreed that every new dollar of research funding would be earmarked for... View Article