What does the research say?

We cover the topics and issues that interest you, and we collaborate with universities on special research projects. Our reports are written in plain language. Using our annual school surveys, we have collected data in schools since 1997. All our reports can be downloaded free of charge from this website. This listing also includes key reports from outside organizations.

  • 2014

    Public Education: Our Best Investment

    People for Education Annual Report on Ontario’s Publicly Funded Schools 2014.

  • 2013

    Inventory of Ontario school closures and accommodation reviews University of Waterloo: 2013

    The School Closure Policy Research Centre at University of Waterloo has recently published a complete inventory of school closings and ARCs for all school boards in Ontario.

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  • 2013

    Report on Healthy Schools Strategy

    Auditor General of Ontario, 2013 Student health and well-being is an important goal for the Ministry of Education, especially in light of strong public health evidence showing childhood obesity and.

  • 2013

    Report on Private Schools in Ontario

    Auditor General of Ontario: 2013 The Auditor General reviewed provincial oversight of private schools, concluding that Ontario has one of the least regulated private school sectors in Canada.   The system.

  • 2013

    QUICK FACTS FROM PISA – OECD 2013 REPORT

    Every three years, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) conducts a major international assessment of what 15-year-olds know and are able to do in literacy, mathematics, and science. The results have an enormous impact on priorities and actions by governments worldwide.

  • 2013

    2012 Report card on child poverty

    Campaign 2000, 2013 In 2011 approximately one in seven Ontario children lived in poverty.   That figure translates to over 371,000 children.

  • Toward Universal Learning

    Learning Metrics Task Force, 2013. Global work to improve educational opportunities for all children has tended to focus on issues of access to education, since over 150 million children worldwide.