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September 23 2015 – Feature – Globe & Mail – When it comes to making decisions about sending your child to an independent school, the choices can be overwhelming. The Globe offers a variety of topics to consider….

Dollars In Search Of Diversity – Schools Offer Needs & Merit-Based Financial Aid To Attract A Range Of Students Who Could Not Otherwise Afford To Attend

Back To Basics – Primer Answers The Most Asked Questions When It Comes To Private School Education (OFIS Interviewed In This Article)

Full Stem Ahead – How A Single-Gender Environment Can Lead Girls To Choose A Career In Sciences, Technology, Math & Engineering

Looking Back – Eminent Canadians With A Variety Of Backgrounds Who Attended Private Schools Reflect On The Sometimes Surprising Ways That Their Educations Affected The Directions They Took In Life

Too Much Homework? – Homework Has Its Fair Share Of Proponents And Opponents, Owing In Part To The Lack Of Research Consensus

Get The Giggles Out – From Stuffed Toys To Creative Songs, Educators Approach Sex-Ed Classes With Innovative Methods

Under The Microscope – In Lab Schools, Learning In Classrooms Benefits Students And Researchers

Global Outlook – International Schools Teach The World In Canada

Read The Fine Print – Don’t Be Caught Off Guard By Extra Costs Or Volunteer Expectations

Pre-School Choices – Early-Learning Schools Create An Environment To Address The Whole Person

 

Spring Regional Session - GTA - April 26 2018

April 26 2018 – 12noon – 4pm – Upper York School – Markham, ON – An informal afternoon lunch & learn opportunity – roundtable discussion, employment legislation updates, insurance compliance & policy development and government relations update prior to provincial election in June

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Spring Regional Session - Western ON - April 24 2018

April 24 2018 – 12noon – 4pm – Hitherfield School - Guelph/Campbellville, ON - An informal afternoon lunch & learn opportunity – roundtable discussion, employment legislation updates, insurance compliance & policy development and government relations update prior to provincial election in June

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Spring Regional Session - Eastern ON - Kingston

April 18 2018 - 12noon - 4pm - Leahurst College - Kingston, ON - An informal afternoon lunch & learn opportunity - roundtable discussion, employment legislation updates, insurance compliance & policy development and government relations update prior to provincial election in June

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Cutting Funding For Private Schools 'Short-Sighted'

February 21 2018 - CBC News - Josee St. Onge - "The Edmonton public school board's call to phase out funding for private schools is stirring up an old debate about the role of private education in Alberta. Parents and educators say private schools fill gaps in the education system."

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Independent Schools In British Columbia: Myths & Realties

September 20 2016 - Barbara Mitchell Centre For Education Improvement - This study finds that despite frequent claims to the contrary, independent schools do not drain resources from public schools, but in fact, the elimination of the partial funding of independent schools would likely increase the strain on public schools and on B.C. taxpayers. 

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