Ironically, teachers these days are much better educated and professionally prepared than teachers in previous generations.
Teachers are currently compensated based on only two criteria—years of university and years of experience.
Research documents successful performance-based incentive experiments in England, India, Israel, Houston and Nashville.
Ontario has a higher percentage of students in independent schools than Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Alberta currently offers the greatest degree of school choice in Canada.
Most separate schools are Roman Catholic.
In eight out of 10 provinces, enrolment in francophone schools, measured as a share of total enrolment, increased.
From 2001 to 2015, enrolment in Canada’s independent schools increased 23 per cent.
Last week marked the one-year anniversary of the exoneration of Lynden Dorval, an Edmonton physics teacher who was fired for giving zeroes on student assignments that were not completed.