Studies consumer-centered schooling models that offer choice, with decentralized school governance systems and merit pay for teachers. Our school report card project provides independent rankings of the quality of Manitoba and Saskatchewan schools.
Post-secondary institutions and employers are finding that far too many high school graduates are unable to perform simple mathematical tasks, have poor oral and written communication skills, and lack an acceptable work ethic.
The Frontier Centre believes that a better performing education system is necessary for our region's continued social and economic health. Frontier’s Education Project will focus on improving the performance of the existing public school system, while also building a case for a more diverse and innovative range of schooling models.
Common sense needs to be brought back to our schools. Spending needs to reflect the needs of students and teachers.