In terms of independent school funding, Ontario is out of step with many provinces and European countries.
All major European countries fund non-government schools.
Parents in Ontario want more education freedom, with schools that respond to the needs of children, families and communities.
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.
The average school in our 2018 Report Card had a score of 2.7 out of 4.0 in Grade 6 math.