People for Education in the news
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.
In an interview with Matt Galloway on CBC's Metro Morning, Annie Kidder talks about the new education funding announcements and their impact on special education.
In this Globe and Mail article, Annie Kidder talks about the potential impact of new funding for special education, including more staff and resources in schools.
Annie Kidder talks about our new report on fundraising with Matt Galloway on CBC Metro Morning.
People for Education's new report finds fundraising is causing substantial gaps between schools. The report shows that elementary schools with low poverty rates raise twice as much as schools with higher poverty rates.
This article cites our 2011 report on school libraries. According to the report, there is a significant relationship between student scores on reading and writing tests and the presence of a teacher-librarian.
"We know that students who are struggling benefit from being in the [academic] classroom and the evidence is equally strong that those who are doing well are not harmed." - Annie Kidder
London Free Press: Municipalities and community groups will help test new rules for teaming to spare schools
The Ministry of Education is introducing a pilot program to test new approaches to Ontario's school closing process. Annie Kidder points to the need for broader discussions about integrated decision-making between school boards and municipalities.
Annie Kidder talks about our new report on guidance counsellors with Matt Galloway on CBC Metro Morning.
People for Education's new report finds students have limited access to school guidance counsellors at a time when transition/career planning is more complicated and students' mental health needs are increasing.