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Ontario Ministry of Education

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The Ministry of Education oversees the system of publicly funded elementary and secondary school schools in Ontario.

The Minister of Education:

arrow Issues subject content
arrow Sets requirements for student diplomas and certificates
arrow Provides funding to school boards for teachers, support staff and for building and maintaining schools. For 2007-08, the government’s total investment in education is $18.3 billion.
arrow The minister may also set policy for student assessment, which is then carried out by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO).

To discover more about the Ontario Ministry of Education, visit their web site by clicking here.