Independent schools are populated by students from families with diverse socioeconomic backgrounds, not just the super-rich.
One in eight students in British Columbia attends an independent school compared to one in 20 in Ontario.
Per student education spending in Canada increased by 39 per cent in just over a decade.
Independent schools and charter schools leverage public dollars towards cost-effective alternative approaches to education.
Charter schools are particularly well-equipped and effective at serving the needs of students of disadvantaged populations.