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People for Education has taken a look at teacher-testing policy in Canada and the US - it shows mixed results
How does Canada compare to other countries’ education systems? What does back-to-school look like for those students? A closer look into these questions sheds a light on what school looks like in a couple other…
What's the reality about changes to funding and class size in Ontario high schools?
The province has announced that new Careers curriculum will be introduced in the fall with the aim of ensuring “our young people are better prepared to transition from the journey of learning seamlessly into the…
To understand the implications of Ontario's plan to require high school students will to take four online courses in order to graduate, People for Education has examined e-learning across North America.
A new report from the Conference Board of Canada has found that investing in public education produces a direct pay off to the economy.
The 2019 report on Ontario schools, based on survey responses from 1254 principals across Ontario, points to evidence that the school environment—and all of the adults in it—are key drivers for students’ overall success.
Ontario schools have an ever-increasing proportion of students requiring special education support. And many principals report insufficient resources to support students with special needs.
School boards are talking about cuts to funding and teaching staff, but how does the province provide funding to school boards and why is each board’s funding different?
School boards and schools across Ontario have announced reductions in course offerings, teacher lay-off notices, and budget cuts.