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A plan for improving elementary education

Ontario has a world-renowned publicly funded public education system. We are committed to improving our schools, to fighting for equity for all, and to creating a safe and supportive environment.

As the heartbeat of public education, teachers and other education professionals play a critical role in helping to shape the system and develop our students to be the very best they can be. Ontario’s future depends on all of us to protect and build better schools

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Smaller classes for everyone

If there’s one thing that kids need to be successful, it’s one-on-one time with their teacher. This has been researched extensively. Parents get it, too: smaller classes mean...
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Support for students with special needs

If students with special education needs can receive more of the support they need in school, that’s a win for everyone in the classroom.
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Inclusive classrooms

We’re fortunate in Ontario schools to have students from diverse economic and cultural backgrounds. This richness is what makes our schools great. When we build a more inclusive...
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Enriching student learning

Kids benefit from having counsellors, librarians, and teachers who provide instruction in the arts, health, and physical education.
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Testing rooted in learning

You know your kids are thriving when they rush home to tell you about what they learned that day. So why doesn’t our testing system work that way...
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A funding formula that works for kids

Ontario’s education funding formula is based on a model introduced two decades ago that was designed to reduce overall expenditure for public schools. It needs to be fully...
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A stronger voice for your educators and their union

Teachers rely on union support for professional development, workplace safety, and to represent their issues to the province.
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A single secular school system for Ontario

Given the diversity of Ontario’s population, our school system should be playing a key role in fostering mutual understanding and social cohesion.