People for Education Reports
Applied and Academic Streaming
Date of Publication: July 8, 2013
Over the last decade, Ontario has had great success increasing high school graduation rates (5 year rates have improved from approximately 68% to 82%1), and sending more graduates on to university, college, or apprenticeships.2Download PDF
Broader measures of success: Measuring what matters in education
Date of Publication: February 21, 2013
The launch report for Measuring What Matters, a project proposing five dimensions of learning that, alongside academic achievement, might be part of a more comprehensive set of indicators of success.Read report Download PDF
Doing what matters most: How parents can help their children succeed at school
Date of Publication: March 1, 2011
We reviewed thirty years of research from Canada, the United States and England. Our findings show that the kind of involvement that makes the biggest difference to students’ chances for success in school isn’t what most parents might expect.Download PDF
Class sizes in Ontario schools - The effects of provincial class size policy on Ontario’s elementary and secondary schools
Date of Publication: May 27, 2007
Class size has been the object of extensive debate in recent years. This report analysis the effect of class sizes on student achievement in public schools in Canada.Download PDF
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