an open letter to my teachers

Dear Teachers,

I looked at a map today, and when I got confused, I turned in my seat so my map faced north. It made me think of you, on that day when you failed repeatedly to teach our class how to read a map. […keep reading]

are post secondary costs for divorced parents fair?

So here’s a question I’ve thought about for awhile: Why are Canadian divorced parents obligated to pay for their children’s post secondary education, and Canadian non-divorced parents aren’t?

According to the Canadian family law process, divorced parents (both custodial and non-custodial) are often ordered to share in the cost of their children’s post secondary education until the first (and sometimes second!) degree is attained. […keep reading]