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People for Education is an independent, non-partisan, charitable organization working to support and advance public education through research, policy, and public engagement.

Our Vision

A strong, equitable, and prosperous Canada where universal public education fulfills its role as a cornerstone of our society.

Our Mission

To strengthen a universal public education system that graduates all young people with the skills and competencies they need to contribute to a fair and prosperous society, and to live happy, healthy, economically secure, civically engaged lives.

Strategic Priorities

Lead a conversation, both in Ontario and nationally, about the purpose, value, and future of public education.

Build links among key constituencies both inside and outside the education sector in Ontario to enhance a shared understanding of the goals of public education.

Provide evidence and use research to advance public education's promise, and to ensure that all young people have an equitable chance for long-term success.

Privacy Statement:

People for Education respects your privacy. The personal information you provide will only be used to process your gift, to keep you informed about our work, and to ask you for support from time to time by email or regular mail. If you have any questions about privacy or would prefer not to be contacted by one or more of the methods noted, please call or email us at  A full copy of our Privacy Policy is available at

What People Are Saying

"...the only source of credible information on what's happening in our schools."

— Toronto Star

"Our public schools belong to all of us. They could and should be thriving hubs of every community — hubs of learning, of support for families and of neighbourhood activity."

— Annie Kidder, Executive Director

"I am always impressed at the total commitment [People for Education has] to education in Ontario, and I am glad that you are there doing what you are doing to ensure the public is aware of what is going on. Keep up the good work, we need P4E. Thanks from a total fan."

— Diana Stapleton

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