More choice for parents encourages innovation in both government-run and independent schools.
school choice in canada
September 7, 2021 9:25AM
April 28, 2021 8:03AM
Imposing a monolithic conformity on all children through a monopoly school system is not a sensible way to serve a diverse population.
September 17, 2020 8:52AM
Independent schools are more willing to try new ways of teaching, organizing and operating.
September 15, 2020 11:19AM
All major European countries fund non-government schools.
November 22, 2016 2:08PM
Without government funding in provinces such as Ontario, lower-income families face financial barriers to enrolling in independent schools.
November 23, 2015 12:51PM
With teacher contracts ratified in Ontario, attention can be turned from what teachers want to what parents want. And it’s increasingly clear that parents want choice.
August 2, 2014 6:00AM
In a liberal democracy, where critical thinking is often touted as an end goal in education, it was disappointing to read Calgary MLA Kent Hehr’s attack on parental choice in education (“Private schools divide pupils by wealth and religion,” July 26).