education spending

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Canadians in three provinces will spend roughly the same on debt interest as K-12 education

Provincial and federal net debt has increased by $1.0 trillion from 2007/08 to 2023/24.


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Spending on public schools reaches new heights despite teacher union rhetoric

Compensation for education employees including teachers grew by more than 25 per cent over eight years.


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Quebec’s tuition hike punishes out-of-province students, rejects spirit of federal cash transfer

The province will receive an expected $1.37 billion from the Canada Social Transfer in 2023/24.


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Government spending doesn’t buy happiness

Ottawa's child-care program simply shifted the form of care away from parents’ preference and towards the government-subsidized option.


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Don’t believe teachers' unions that say Ontario schools are underfunded

Ontario union leaders claim public education is underfunded and students are suffering as a result. But the data tell a different story.


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Provinces should allow schools to schedule their own schoolyears

The summer break began in cities where wealthy families and other suburbanites fled the summertime heat.


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Don’t make student failure impossible—sometimes it’s necessary

Based on research, there’s no reason to assume that grade retention is always harmful.


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More money for teachers won’t make public schools better

Provinces should allow parents to use government funding to enroll their children in schools of their choice.