Ontario union leaders claim public education is underfunded and students are suffering as a result. But the data tell a different story.
British Columbia's math scores are now worse than the national average.
B.C. could fund independent schools like they do public schools or offer vouchers.
The Ford government plans to cut tuition fees at colleges and universities by 10 per cent.
Currently, parents choosing independent schools in Ontario must pay full tuition costs.
Independent schools are populated by students from families with diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, not just the super-rich.
Unlike all four western provinces and Quebec, Ontario offers no funding for independent schools.
You can’t blame Ontario’s problems on a shortage of government revenues.