student performance

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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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Despite spending less on public schools, Quebec outperforms most other provinces
In Ontario, the government provides no financial support for students in independent schools.

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More spending on public schools not producing better results in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia relies much more heavily on the public school system than provinces such as Quebec.


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Union leaders want smaller classes, yet the evidence does not support their claims

Ontario union leaders say proposed increases to the number of students per teacher will hurt the quality of education in the province.


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Erroneous attacks won’t change data on Nova Scotia education

Provinces PISA scores in all three subjects are below the national average.


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Quebec and B.C. spend less on education than other provinces—while outperforming most provinces

Quebec and B.C. have fairly simple public education systems, relying on independent schools to provide the bulk of educational choice.


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Ottawa shouldn’t meddle in K-12 education

Independent school enrolment reaches a high of 12.8 per cent in B.C. and a low of 0.8 per cent in New Brunswick.


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New Brunswick’s high level of education spending produces relatively poor student performance

B.C. spends 19.6 per cent less than New Brunswick per student—$14,768 versus $11,879.


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Ontario spends more on education while student test scores decline

Spending on public schools in Ontario increased from $25.5 billion to $27.9 billion.