The province's base education budget is scheduled to increase by 2.5 per cent this year.
Spending on public schools in Ontario increased from $25.5 billion to $27.9 billion.
Between 2006/07 and 2015/16, per-student inflation-adjusted spending on public schools in Ontario increased by 18.5 per cent.
Spending on public schools in Ontario increased from $20.2 billion to $26.6 billion.
Over a decade, inflation-adjusted per-student spending rose by 18.5 per cent.
Less than half of Grade 6 students met the provincial benchmark in math last school year.
Ontario is one of only three provinces that deliver religious education in the public school system.
A recent analysis found that Catholic school boards in Ontario are increasingly enrolling non-Catholic students.
Ontario has a higher percentage of students in independent schools than Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Now that sick days are use-it-or-lose-it, it’s much more rational to take the day at home instead.