school choice

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Au moment où les élèves et les enseignants québécois font leur rentrée scolaire, il vaut la peine de s’arrêter un instant pour faire le point sur l’état de l’éducation au Québec. Il ne fait aucun doute qu’une très bonne éducation est essentielle à la réussite au 21e siècle. Un diplôme d’école secondaire réduit considérablement le risque de connaître un faible revenu et le chômage.

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In her May 20th column, Why I can't vote for Tim Hudak, our long-time friend, Tasha Kheiriddin, raised questions concerning the Tory plan for reforming K-12 education in Ontario.


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There is no question that a great education is essential to success in the 21st century. Completing high school, for example, markedly reduces the chances of unemployment or the probability of remaining trapped in low-income jobs.

The importance of education to a child’s future success explains the increasing interest on the part of parents, and therefore politicians, in ensuring not only a functioning but thriving education system. Supporting parents in choosing their children’s education and fostering competition between schools is vital to such efforts.


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There is no question that a great education is essential to success in the 21st century. Completing high school, for example, markedly reduces the chances of unemployment or the probability of remaining trapped in low-income jobs.

The importance of education to a child’s future success explains the increasing interest on the part of parents, and therefore politicians, in ensuring not only a functioning but thriving education system. Supporting parents in choosing their children’s education and fostering competition between schools is vital to such efforts.


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Despite the often heard claim that parents prefer public education, British Columbians are increasingly choosing to send their children to independent schools. Unfortunately for many parents who want their children to attend independent schools, thousands of children end up on waiting lists each year.


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It is understandable that when the Fraser Institute report card is published, most of us want to hear stories about schools that have done well.

After all, it seems almost cruel to draw attention to schools that are struggling in their efforts to ensure their students’ success.