The editorial in Peterborough This Week on October 26, 2011, “OUR OPINION: Big questions about education,” presents an excellent argument for the merger of the separate and public school boards in Ontario:
The Canadian constitution protects Catholic education, but in an increasing multi-cultural province, how long can this be justified?
At a time when businesses and taxpayers are struggling to pay their bills, we see the tax burden of two school systems — administrators included — as an inefficient use of those dollars.
It’s simple math. And isn’t sharing one of the first things you learn at school?