If replacing school boards with service centres will give schools more of the autonomy they need to do the best job they can, and give more power to parents and students, then it’s the right move for both anglophone and francophone communities.
Provincial governments in Ontario and across Canada should follow the example of states in the U.S. that have in the past year delivered the wider access to school choice that families want for their children.
Il est inconcevable que dans une province relativement riche comme la nôtre, nos enfants aient à subir les coûts d’une gestion trop centralisée et bureaucratique.
October 30, 2019 | 11 min. | Dutrizac (QUB Radio) Interview (in French) with Gaël Campan, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, […]
The rapid development and deployment of AI is an opportunity.
Debate (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher at the MEI, about the abolition of school boards by the Quebec government. Broadcast on October 1st, 2019, on the LCN Network.
The encouragement of competition between schools would help control spending and improve the quality of education.
August 29, 2019 | 10 min. | Franchement dit – Jonathan Trudeau (QUB Radio) Interview (in French) with Miguel Ouellette, Associate Researcher […]
When it comes to education, successive Quebec governments have rarely been shy to brag about their “investments.” Especially in recent years, education has often been one of the favourite themes of the various political parties. Knowing that this file represents the second largest item in the province’s budget, and that education spending is expected to keep growing, two questions arise: Is this growth sustainable, and is there a way to do things differently?
December 6, 2018 | 16 min. 15 sec. | Ségal-Lavoie le midi (FM93) Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate Researcher […]