bc education system

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Spending on B.C. public schools increases while student results decline

Spending on B.C. public schools rose from $6.2 billion to $7.1 billion, a 15.4 per cent increase.


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Provide Schools Choice in Curriculum

The government monopoly on education curriculum eliminates diversity and experimentation that can lead to better methods of teaching.


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B.C. spent $11,216 per student annually on public schools compared to $13,115 in Alberta. 


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Dollars and Sense of Education Reform in B.C.

Families are sensitive to the price of education, which is why provinces that do not provide funding generally have much lower rates of independent school enrolment.


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On a per student basis, inflation adjusted education spending in B.C. public schools increased by 18.3 per cent.


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With more prudent education spending, Ontario could have reduced its provincial deficit by two-thirds.