school choices

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Six reasons to support school choice in Canada

Independent schools are more willing to try new ways of teaching, organizing and operating.


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Ontario parents deserve more school choice

All major European countries fund non-government 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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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.