Universal public education is a cornerstone of our democratic society. A strong public education system plays a key role in ensuring that the next generation has the skills and competencies needed to contribute to a fair and prosperous society.
Research on publicly funded education
In 2012, the Ontario government established a public service review to provide an overview of Ontario’s fiscal situation and a set of recommendations about how to balance Ontario’s budget and improve the sustainability of public…
How publicly funded education works in Ontario
Learn more about the structure of Ontario's education system, how education funding works, and the roles and responsibilities of the people within the system.
Public education in the news
The St. Thomas Times-Journal: Will rural push to break away from Thames Valley District school board gain traction?
Elgin County is exploring the possibility of forming its own county school board.
CBC News interviewed participants at People for Education's 2018 conference about education policy and funding in Ontario.
Christine Schandl, People for Education's Research Manager, talks about our research, our annual survey, and the future of public education.