We humbly suggest:
- The independent school sector is an important contributor to the public good in Canada. It should receive the appropriate government and public support.
- Educational pluralism should be encouraged.
- Canadian parents should be able to choose the type of school (including homeschooling) that they believe is best for their children.
March 2, 2020
Beth Green, Stephanie Schoenhoff
November 19, 2015
Paul Marcus, Nicole Brouwer, Deani Van Pelt, Tena Boven, David Hunt
August 20, 2021
This report explores how learning continued in Ontario’s independent schools during the continuous and disruptive school closures of the 2020–21 school year. It also investigates the financial, promotional, and business impact of these disruptions.
June 10, 2022
How did independent schools successfully respond to lockdowns and the pandemic? As we look to exit COVID, what can all schools learn from their pivot? Join us and a panel of experts for an encouraging and hope-filled discussion, based on Cardus’ latest research.
March 8, 2022
Imagine a room full of over 1,200 Christian education leaders from around the world? Now, imagine this near a beach in sunny Southern California in early March? Cardus and eleven other organizations across the globe will descend on San Diego to bring Converge 2022 to life. Join us for a week of 50+ TED talks, panels, workshops, and most especially, connecting with fellow Christian education leaders – in-person!
June 22, 2021
Join us as we Exit COVID: Toward what matters most.
July 2, 2021
In today's Epoch Times David Hunt reports on the latest Cardus Education report: "Individually and collectively, on almost every measure, independent-school enrolment not only enhances civic outcomes but does so more effectively than enrolment at government schools."
April 1, 2021
While government-run schools closed last spring due to the pandemic, many independent schools switched to remote learning without missing a single class. David Hunt, Cardus education program director, argues that they deserve more respect.
February 23, 2021
Given recent narratives around the “evangelical” political movement in the USA, a question arises: Do America’s Christian independent schools contribute to political polarization? David Hunt, Cardus' Education and B.C. Director sheds light on this topic. He mentions that a bottom line derived from a recent Cardus Education Study shows that Churches and religious charities overcontribute to the common good, as do Christian schools and their graduates. Read more: