Revision Quest | Season 2010 | Aug 11, 2010 | 27:29

Education: Episode 7 - August 11th & 14th, 2010

Did you learn anything in school this year? Indians all get free education, right? Afraid not. There's a great many conditions that come with that 'free' education. And, what are the odds that someone from an isolated reserve in the northern edges of our provinces will be able to survive the strain of re-locating to the busy, populated and white South. Why are rez schools so bad; they get all kinds of our tax dollars, right? Again, afraid not. On a per student basis, the average rez school gets about half of what non-rez schools get, and they've got expenses that would never trouble an urban-Canadian school. RVQ asks Are The Kids Alright?

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