alberta education

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Student performance does not reflect education spending hikes in Alberta

In 2015/16, Alberta per student inflation-adjusted spending in public schools was $13,321—well above the Canadian average of $12,791.


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B.C. spent $11,216 per student annually on public schools compared to $13,115 in Alberta. 


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The share of Grade 9 students in Alberta scoring “below acceptable standards” in math increased more than 34 per cent.


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Alberta government should increase access to for-profit schools

A common barrier to more independent schools is the cost of construction and/or expansion of existing facilities.


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Charter schools outperformed all other types of schools in Alberta’s Provincial Achievement Tests (PATs) written in Grades 6 and 9.


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Independent schools key to improving K-12 education in Alberta

Alberta has experienced a decline in student scores in reading, science and math.