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Cooper on NDP Trying to Shut Out Parental Choice and Playing Games with Opposition Motion

Wildrose News Release bannerEDMONTON, AB: “I am incredibly disappointed by the NDP government pushing amendments on a motion to protect parental choice.

“Instead of affirming the long standing position by the Alberta government to protect choice, they played politics with a simply worded motion.

“The fact is, charter, independent and home education options play a critical role in our education system. They are not only viable and effective alternatives for families, but improve overall outcomes, and make our system stronger.

“We are further upset that a ruling on an amendment to the opposition motion in question, Motion 504, was distributed prior to debate on the amendment, demonstrating a disrespect of all members in the house.

“Wildrose unequivocally opposes the NDP playing politics with our education system.”

Nathan Cooper is the MLA for Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills

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