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question My child earns Bs and Cs in public school. Will he adapt to an academically challenging private school?

It depends on the school. This is one example of why the right fit is key. A child who was working below his or her potential may see marks increase in a stimulating, challenging and nurturing environment. But a child already working to his or her capabilities may not flourish in a place filled with straight-A students. Other schools could help your child to thrive.

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ask a question1. How does the private school curriculum differ from that of a public school?
2. What additional costs other than tuition fees do I have to consider when budgeting for a school year in a private school (Grade 1)?
3. Why donations are mandatory for some (or maybe all) private schools?
4. What factors are considered when ranking private schools?
5. How do the professional qualifications of a private school teacher differ from those of a public school teacher?
6. Are the private schools' students also required to be tested by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO)? If not, then, how do private schools are evaluated in terms of students' knowledge and competencies, and the quality of education provided?

1. How does the private school curriculum differ from that of a public school?

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