school choices

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More Canadian families choosing independent schools

Independent schools offer a variety of pedagogical and curricular approaches.


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All families should have access to independent schools during COVID and beyond

Government has an obligation to ensure all children are educated, but this does not mean government must run every school it funds.


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Teacher unions make solid case for school choice

In Ontario, monopolistic policies prevent families from using their tax dollars to support private education.


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Ontario must reform education—for the benefit of parents and students

More choice for parents encourages innovation in both government-run and independent schools.


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Six reasons to support school choice in Canada

Independent schools are more willing to try new ways of teaching, organizing and operating.


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Ontario parents deserve more school choice

All major European countries fund non-government schools.


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Without government funding in provinces such as Ontario, lower-income families face financial barriers to enrolling in independent schools.

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There is no question that a great education is essential to success in the 21st century. Completing high school, for example, markedly reduces the chances of unemployment or the probability of remaining trapped in low-income jobs.

The importance of education to a child’s future success explains the increasing interest on the part of parents, and therefore politicians, in ensuring not only a functioning but thriving education system. Supporting parents in choosing their children’s education and fostering competition between schools is vital to such efforts.