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Horgan government should protect low-income students from ideological school boards

B.C. could fund independent schools like they do public schools or offer vouchers.


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Alberta government should increase access to for-profit schools

A common barrier to more independent schools is the cost of construction and/or expansion of existing facilities.


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Ontario should look to B.C. as a model for education reform

Spending on education in Ontario continues to rise.


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The United Conservative Party (UCP) recently released some proposed reforms in education.


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About half of Canada’s independent schools are religion-oriented.


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In B.C., the average income for families with students in non-elite independent schools is $78,894 compared to $77,396 for public school families.

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Independent schools are populated by students from families with diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, not just the super-rich.