School-closing process to change
All of Ontario's school boards will be affected by changes to the province's guidelines for Pupil Accommodation Reviews. Many aspects of the process for closing schools are being revised.
The fundraising advantage
A new report from People for Education reveals that Ontario elementary schools with low poverty rates raise twice the amount raised by schools with higher poverty rates.
Equity in the news
Canada's largest school board is planning substantial changes to close the gap in student outcomes.
Insights for system change
How can our public education system support students' development of competencies in creativity, citizenship, health, and social-emotional learning?
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In December, Ontario's Auditor General reported that the funding formula for education is out-of-date and in need of a full, independent review.
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.
The value of investing in early childhood education
Canada is far below the OECD average on enrollment in early childhood education
Annual Ontario school survey
Keeping track of the essential resources and programs in Ontario’s schools, and how they are affected by changes to provincial policy and funding.
Competencies and transferable skills part of Ontario’s move to modernize the school system
Changes are coming to Ontario's curriculum, the EQAO, and students' report cards.