Current Home Education Related Issues
February 15, 2023
Opportunity for Financial Help
The Alberta Government is offering Affordability Payments for Albertans with young children. Families with household incomes under $180,000 can apply for $600 per child under 18. Complete information about this program and how to apply is available from the Affordability Payments website.
May 11, 2021
Recent Events Confirm Home Education to be the Best Choice
Home education looks better all the time. Recent government actions should encourage home educating parents that they have made the right choice for their children. In Alberta, schools have been repeatedly closed and opened and closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, causing many inconveniences to families with children in school. See, for example, this news story: New Alberta COVID-19 restrictions to move schools online, close patios and limit outdoor gatherings to 5. In addition, some public schools are encouraging students to embrace the new gender ideology: Trudeau government funds online ‘Gegi' project for K-12 youth to explore trans identity. Home educators can be thankful and take comfort knowing that they avoid these kinds of problems.
Education Unlimited keeps you updated on the latest issues related to home education in Alberta.