The government should let parents decide where to direct their children’s education funding.
School boards are distracted by power struggles between trustees and debates about Pride flags.
By forcing all Grade 9 students to take the same course, teachers must contend with a much broader range of student interests and abilities.
The more students know about a topic, the more likely they’ll be able to read and understand it.
In Ontario public schools, the quality of math education has also declined.
Ontario is one of five provinces that still refuses to allow taxpayer money to follow the student.
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.
Ontario parents deserve the same options as parents in Quebec and the western provinces.
The proposal includes a hard cap of 20 students in all classrooms and 10,000 new teachers.