In Ontario, 52 per cent of students in Sixth Grade failed to meet provincial standards in mathematics.
Charter schools increase the choices available to families, particularly those with limited means.
Standardized testing provides an objective assessment of student progress and proficiency in core subjects.
In terms of independent school funding, Ontario is out of step with many provinces and European countries.
Imposing a monolithic conformity on all children through a monopoly school system is not a sensible way to serve a diverse population.
It’s a myth that only well-to-do families seek alternative education.
U.S. legislation would help produce scholarships to fund a wide range of education choices for students.
Approximately 368,000 students attend nearly 2,000 independent schools across Canada.