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Math scores falling across Canada, particularly in the Prairies
Quebec outperformed all other provinces, with Saskatchewan and Manitoba performing the worst.

3:32PM
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More spending on public schools not producing better results in Ontario
Ontario relies more heavily on the public school system to deliver education than Quebec.

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More spending on public schools not producing better results in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia relies much more heavily on the public school system than provinces such as Quebec.


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Union leaders want smaller classes, yet the evidence does not support their claims

Ontario union leaders say proposed increases to the number of students per teacher will hurt the quality of education in the province.


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Erroneous attacks won’t change data on Nova Scotia education

Provinces PISA scores in all three subjects are below the national average.


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Quebec and B.C. spend less on education than other provinces—while outperforming most provinces

Quebec and B.C. have fairly simple public education systems, relying on independent schools to provide the bulk of educational choice.


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Ontario spends more on education while student test scores decline

Spending on public schools in Ontario increased from $25.5 billion to $27.9 billion.


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Overall average provincial scores drop in all three PISA test subjects

Three years later B.C. has fallen to fourth place in reading, science and math.