First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act
— $1.25 billion over three years in core funding (including language and culture), beginning in 2016-17.
— After the first three years, the amount would grow by 4.5 per cent annually.
— Another $500 million over seven years, beginning in 2015-16, was to go toward infrastructure on reserves.
— $160 million over four years, beginning in 2015-16, was set aside for an implementation fund.
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada recent education spending
— $1.55 billion on First Nations education from kindergarten to Grade 12 spent in 2011-12.
— $322 million on First Nation and Inuit students pursuing post-secondary education.
— About $200 million spent on infrastructure for schools and classrooms.
Sources: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (http://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100033601/1100100033605); First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act (http://www.pm.gc.ca/eng/news/2014/02/07/first-nations-control-first-nations-education-act)Suggest a correction