Support Public Schools First

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Albertans petition Premier Notley to publicly direct her cabinet to ensure that the first school built in any new community is a Public school. Requests for portables, modulars, and space expansion must prioritize public schools.  

That’s because, Alberta Public schools:

Hundreds of millions of public tax dollars that should be hiring public teachers and building public schools are currently being used for Catholic Church functions such as to evangelize the Catholic faith and pay for chaplains — outrageous expenditures of tax dollars extraneous to the Alberta curriculum and Alberta Constitution.

Remember, separate Catholic electors do not pay for the construction of separate schools, as education property taxes are pooled into general revenue and all school dollars for capital projects are allocated by the provincial government.

Who's signing

Jennifer Bauer
James Bergland
Denise Garand
Joslyn Mayer Podolski
Jack Bell
Maxwell Harrison
Amber Michaud
Thomas Williams
Sheri Gutsell
Muhammad Syed
Chris Demeule
Steve Glen
Louise Broderick
Christopher Scodellaro
susan gibbard
Scott Forbes
Lynn Oberle
Lanny Howell
cxliff branden
Richard Brooks
Lynne Honey
James Toupin
Jenna Lehr
Colleen Knechtel
Nicole Côté
GOAL: 116 signatures

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