Education funding: If it looks like a cut and it hurts like a cut, then it probably is a cut

Tranjan, Ricardo | School Magazine: Education Action Toronto

The government has consistently – and misleadingly – argued that its 2019-2020 budget puts more money into the education system. In fact, the budget is less than what was forecast in the 2018-2019 budget AND less than what the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario estimates would be needed just to maintain services. As the author notes: “  Put it simply: $1 billion more on education funding is less than both what was planned and what is needed. Education programs will deteriorate as a result.”

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