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CSDM Commissioner Suggests Uber as Alternative to School Busses

Earlier this year, Montreal's largest French school board (CSDM) announced that it was cutting bus services to three schools. This means that starting in September, parents would have to find alternative transportation methods to get their kids to school. Parents have been lobbying with the CSDM to come up with other solutions. In a meeting...

Nova Scotia Cancels Pilot Tablet Program For Students

According to a report from CBC News, a one-year pilot project in Nova Scotia that attempted to use tablets to teach math has been cancelled. The pilot project began when several entrepreneurs in Halifax partnered with the Department of Education in Nova Scotia. The business people who were involved were not impressed with the results,...

First Seven “Steve JobsSchools” Open Doors in the Netherlands

This is just the beginning: following multiple examples in North America, the Dutch O4NT (Education for a New Era) Foundation has taken the initiative and today opened the first seven Steve JobsSchools in the Netherlands. These aren't regular schools: they bring a totally new approach to education: every child has access to a virtual school...