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Majority of Ontario parents want balance—not bias—and parental consent in K-12 schools

Eighty-one per cent of Ontario parents want schools to provide advance notice when controversial topics will be discussed.


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Ontario’s Canadian history curriculum remains a confusing mess

The specific learning outcomes in the curriculum guide are so broad that teachers can do almost anything with them.


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Simply throwing more money at schools will not increase student test scores

The two highest-spending provinces had significantly lower test scores than the lowest-spending province.


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Ontario government’s smartphone restrictions in schools don’t go nearly far enough

Even the simple presence of a smartphone can reduce a student's cognitive abilities.


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Solar eclipse school closures underscore impact of learning loss

Ontario schools were closed for 135 days during the pandemic, more than any other province.


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Party leadership hopeful makes erroneous claims about school choice in Alberta

If the government operates a short list of school options, it won’t provide the diversity many families require.


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All provinces—not just Alberta—should embrace charter schools

According to long-term trends, public school spending is rising while test scores are falling.