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All families should have access to independent schools during COVID and beyond

Government has an obligation to ensure all children are educated, but this does not mean government must run every school it funds.


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Spending on B.C. public schools increases while student results decline

Spending on B.C. public schools rose from $6.2 billion to $7.1 billion, a 15.4 per cent increase.


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Nova Scotia increases public school spending while student results decline
According to the latest comparable data, the province's average math scores have steadily declined.

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School enrolment in Canada, Part 1: Fewer Canadian parents choosing public schools

British Columbia had the lowest proportion of students enrolled in public schools at 86.6 per cent.


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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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Smaller classes don’t necessarily mean better student outcomes

After a certain point, you get less “bang for the buck” for any additional spending.


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Increased public school spending contributing to Ontario’s deficit

Over a decade, inflation-adjusted per-student spending rose by 18.5 per cent.