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September 18, 2015

2015 International Report Card on Public Education: Key Facts on Canadian Achievement and Equity

Abstract The comparative performance of education systems is attracting more attention than ever before. In Canada, questions have been raised about whether we are keeping pace with the world’s leading education systems, and whether our performance has been eroding over time. There are also concerns about whether too many students from less advantaged backgrounds are being left behind. This report reviews the latest international evidence regarding achievement and equity in education. It shows that, in terms of achievement, Canada consistently places among an elite group of high performing countries and economies. Moreover, Canada continues to be a leader in terms... Read more
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