When activists demand ideological conformity from teachers, they undermine the core purpose of education.
In Quebec, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and B.C. the government helps fund independent schools.
The school board is telling Toronto teachers to “incorporate issues of social justice in mathematics learning.”
The proposal includes a hard cap of 20 students in all classrooms and 10,000 new teachers.
The province's base education budget is scheduled to increase by 2.5 per cent this year.
Spending on public schools in Ontario increased from $25.5 billion to $27.9 billion.
Between 2006/07 and 2015/16, per-student inflation-adjusted spending on public schools in Ontario increased by 18.5 per cent.
Spending on public schools in Ontario increased from $20.2 billion to $26.6 billion.
Over a decade, inflation-adjusted per-student spending rose by 18.5 per cent.
Less than half of Grade 6 students met the provincial benchmark in math last school year.