Independent schools are more willing to try new ways of teaching, organizing and operating.
The province's base education budget is scheduled to increase by 2.5 per cent this year.
Provinces PISA scores in all three subjects are below the national average.
Three years later B.C. has fallen to fourth place in reading, science and math.
Between 2006/07 and 2015/16, per-student inflation-adjusted spending on public schools in Ontario increased by 18.5 per cent.
Charter school enrolment increased by 257 per cent.
The government monopoly on education curriculum eliminates diversity and experimentation that can lead to better methods of teaching.
B.C. spent $11,216 per student annually on public schools compared to $13,115 in Alberta.
Research documents successful performance-based incentive experiments in England, India, Israel, Houston and Nashville.
The share of Grade 9 students in Alberta scoring “below acceptable standards” in math increased more than 34 per cent.
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