February 18, 2022

Ford’s Education Plan Falls Far Short

While the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) welcomes additional investments in mental health supports for students, the education funding announcement by the Ford government falls far short of what is needed to support students over the coming year. Under the Conservative government, public education funding will once again fail to keep up with inflationary costs and will leave longstanding issues in public education unaddressed. Today’s announcement barely makes up for the almost $500 million cut from the public education budget last fall.

RELEASE – Ford’s education plan falls far short of what Ontario students need