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Greater school choice produces better student outcomes

Imposing a monolithic conformity on all children through a monopoly school system is not a sensible way to serve a diverse population.


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School Enrolment in Canada, Part 2: More Canadian parents choosing independent schools

The four western provinces and Quebec provide tuition support to parents who choose independent schools.


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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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Independent schools key to improving K-12 education in Alberta

Alberta has experienced a decline in student scores in reading, science and math.


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Ontario should increase support for independent schools in light of falling math scores

Less than half of Grade 6 students met the provincial benchmark in math last school year.


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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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Alberta can learn from B.C.’s independent school success

In 2014/15, B.C. spent $11,216 per public school student compared to $13,155 in Alberta.


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A recent analysis found that Catholic school boards in Ontario are increasingly enrolling non-Catholic students.


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