Quebec students have consistently outperformed their peers in all other provinces.
In the recent PISA assessment, the province’s score dropped well below the Canadian average.
Nova Scotia relies much more heavily on the public school system than provinces such as Quebec.
Ontario union leaders say proposed increases to the number of students per teacher will hurt the quality of education in the province.
Provinces PISA scores in all three subjects are below the national average.
Quebec and B.C. have fairly simple public education systems, relying on independent schools to provide the bulk of educational choice.