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Ontario Increases Funding Per Student

Posted by: The Learning Partnership

'McGuinty Government Protecting Gains In Education

Ontario is increasing funding for students for the 10th year in a row.

The 2012-13 Grants for Student Needs (GSN) will rise this coming year to $11,189 per student. That is an increase of about $4,000 per student since 2003. The increased funding has led to significant achievements in the education system including smaller class sizes, higher test scores in reading, math and science, higher graduation rates and help for underperforming schools.  

Additional funding is also being provided outside of these grants to ensure full-day kindergarten is rolled out on schedule to give our youngest learners the best possible start...'

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Over the summer months many NEW employers have signed on to the Employer Registry to offer a wide range of experiential learning opportunities for students in the GTA; educators can search for student opportunities by registering on EmployerRegistry.ca.     

For GTA students there are nearly 2 000 employers and 3 000 opportunities listed on EmployerRegistry.ca.