Time spent monitoring students as they brush their teeth is time that cannot be spent teaching the academic basics.
Ironically, teachers these days are much better educated and professionally prepared than teachers in previous generations.
In Ontario, schools were closed for a cumulative 29 weeks during the pandemic.
Research documents successful performance-based incentive experiments in England, India, Israel, Houston and Nashville.
Alberta is currently the only province to offer charter schools.
Most separate schools are Roman Catholic.
About half of Canada’s independent schools are religion-oriented.
From 2001 to 2015, enrolment in Canada’s independent schools increased 23 per cent.
Alberta and Ontario have the largest numbers of homeschooled students.
Provinces are experiencing a shift away from the traditional public school.