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English public schools becoming less popular in Saskatchewan

An increasing share of Saskatchewan students attend independent schools for their K-12 education.

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Alberta parents show declining preference for local public schools

Compared to 2000-01, nearly 11,000 more students attended an independent school in Alberta in 2014-15.

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Increasing share of students attending independent schools in Ontario

Nearly 20,000 additional students now attend an independent school in Ontario compared to 2000-01.

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Ontario is the only non-Atlantic province that doesn’t financially support independent schools.

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Without government funding in provinces such as Ontario, lower-income families face financial barriers to enrolling in independent schools.

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In 2013/14 parents of 99,614 students in Canada chose one of the 581 “specialty” independent schools for their children’s education.