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Ontario’s Auditor calls for review of funding formula
In December, Ontario's Auditor General reported that the funding formula for education is out-of-date and in need of a full, independent review.
Tens of millions in grants targeted for needy students aren’t reaching them
The Auditor General's report raises the same concerns flagged by People for Education in our 2017 annual report on Ontario's schools. Funding to support at-risk students is being used to cover shortfalls in other areas.
Province considers changing school closing process – again
The process for closing schools involves many difficult decisions, and can pit groups against each other. There is a provincially mandated process, which has been revised a number of times. The government is now consulting…
Ontario considering changes to assessment and measurement
The province is asking for public input on improving assessment and reporting at the individual, school, school board and system-wide levels.
Parent-teacher interviews: 6 essential tips for parents
It's parent-teacher interview time, and People for Education's tip sheet for parents provides tips on how to prepare, possible questions to ask, and the importance of following up.