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Return the education system back to basics, teach students the fundamentals of mathematics, and move toward improving math scores among Ontario’s students

Jun 2020

Ontario reveals new 'back to basics' elementary math curriculum

CBC News June 23, 2020

Mar 2019

'Back-to-Basics' Math Curriculum, Renewed Focus on Skilled Trades and Cellphone Ban in the Classroom Coming Soon to Ontario

Ontario Newsroom March 15, 2019

Aug 2018

Ontario's Government for the People Respecting Parents by Holding Unprecedented Consultation into Education Reform

Ontario Newsroom August 22, 2018

Starting in September 2018, the Government will engage in province-wide public consultations that will include an online survey, telephone town halls in every region of Ontario, and a submission platform that will allow interested individuals and groups to present detailed proposals to the Ministry. "We promised to deliver an education system that put the rights of parents first while getting back to the basics when it comes to teaching fundamental subjects like math," said Ford. As part of the announcement, the Premier and Minister shared details about the scope of the consultation, which will include: * How to improve student performance in the STEM disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math