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A school in British Columbia has dramatically increased graduation rates for Indigenous students by partnering with the local Indigenous community to create a 20 credit academic program, The Academy for Indigenous Studies.
Ontario has a new provincial government, and education is one of its key areas of responsibility. We are looking forward to hearing how the new government will address the issues raised in these questions.
A pilot program aimed at improving literacy skills in young children found that engaging parents, teachers, and the community helped to improve literacy and change the way that the community thought about reading.
Results from the 2016 Pan-Canadian Assessment Program (PCAP) show that Canada’s public school students continue to demonstrate high levels of proficiency in reading, mathematics, and science.
Last September, Premier Kathleen Wynne established an Independent Review of Assessment and Reporting in Ontario. The results of that review have been released, and include a number of recommendations to transform how students are assessed.
New data from People for Education show that, students in small and rural schools, in schools with higher levels of poverty, and in schools with lower levels of parental education are less likely to have…
New data from People for Education show that, despite the widely recognized importance of arts education, equitable access to arts programs and resources is an ongoing challenge for Ontario’s schools.
The province has added new funding to decrease wait times for special education assessment; increase support for students with very high needs; and improve school board supports for special education services
By 2020, most high schools will have their own mental health worker.
The province has announced increases in per pupil funding for guidance counsellors for grades 7 and 8.