The government has claimed their policies will help to better prepare students for the future, but they are removing the supports that make this possible. Also, a number of their statements about publicly funded education misrepresent the facts.
Teachers know students. We know Ontario schools need investments to ensure teachers can create a positive learning environment that encourages student achievement.
Premier Ford’s government intends to increase class size averages in Grades 4 through 12.
Across the province, necessary supports are being stripped from our schools.
Taking away dollars means education will suffer. It’s basic math.
Tax credits for wealthy individuals and corporations are being prioritized over funding essential services.
Ontario students are not failing— the government is manufacturing a crisis in education.
The more we tear apart the foundations of our education system, the more the most vulnerable students will suffer.