People for Education Reports
Fundraising and fees in Ontario’s schools
Date of Publication: March 1, 2018
This report, based on the results from our annual school survey, identifies equity issues related to fundraising and fees in Ontario’s publicly funded schools. Fundraising inequities appear to be growing, despite the introduction of provincial fundraising guidelines in 2012.Read report Download PDF
Guidance counsellors: Expanding roles limited access
Date of Publication: January 23, 2018
This report, based on the results from our annual survey of schools, shows a disconnect between the roles that guidance counsellors are expected to fill and the amount of time they are available to fill those roles. Over 1200 schools across Ontario participated in the survey, and the findings show that the majority of elementary schools have no guidance counsellors at all, and that the ratio of students to guidance teachers in secondary schools is very high.Read report Download PDF
2017 Annual report on schools: Competing priorities
Date of Publication: June 5, 2017
People for Education's Annual report on Ontario’s publicly-funded schools is an audit of the education system – a way of keeping track of the impact of funding and policy choices in schools across the province. The report is based on survey responses from over 1100 principals in English, Catholic and French schools across the province.Read report Download PDF
School closings 2017
Date of Publication: May 4, 2017
People for Education conducted a study of Ontario accommodation reviews this spring and has produced an interactive map of schools to be closed in the province’s 72 school boards.Read report Download PDF
Career and life planning in schools
Date of Publication: March 1, 2017
Multiple paths; multiple policies; multiple challengesRead report Download PDF
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