Ontario education policy includes class size guidelines for all grades, and a cap on class size for primary grades (kindergarten to grade 3). In this section, you will find information about the class size policy and its impact on schools, and research tracking class size over the past several years.
The economic downturn, the $16 billion provincial deficit and a new report from Don Drummond will drive changes in every Ontario ministry - including education. Funding for education will be protected to some extent, but not completely.
In response to an outcry from parents, the Toronto District School Board has decided to get rid of a number of classes that were split between three grades.