ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION PROGRAM - VOTE 1002

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ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION PROGRAM - VOTE 1002

The program provides policy and program direction, as well as financial support, to elementary and secondary schools and agencies in Ontario in order to foster and sustain a high-quality education system for all students in this province, no matter where they live. The program aims to achieve three primary outcomes: excellence in student achievement; preparation of all students for success in further education, work, and community life; and improvement of Ontario's ability to compete in a global marketplace.

Key components of the program are: supporting the implementation of a rigorous curriculum, supporting student learning and maintaining challenging standards of achievement, and supporting excellence in teaching; provision of financial support to a streamlined and efficient education system with a focus on teaching and learning in the classroom, accountability for the funding of elementary and secondary education, and operation of provincial schools for the deaf, blind, deaf/blind and students with learning disabilities.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Supplementary
Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2009-10

Estimates
2008-09

Actual
2007-08

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Policy and Program Delivery 30,000,000 13,684,750,100 12,767,362,300 12,050,305,496
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 30,000,000 13,684,750,100 12,767,362,300 12,050,305,496
  Total Operating Expense 30,000,000 13,684,750,100 12,767,362,300 12,050,305,496
Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
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VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
1002-1 Policy and Program Delivery      
  Transfer payments      
     School Board Operating Grants     30,000,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     30,000,000
  Total Operating Expense for Elementary and Secondary Education Program     30,000,000
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE FOR MINISTRY OF EDUCATION     30,000,000