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Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Privatization of Schools

The Edible School

"Math wars", attacks on teacher unions, old-fashioned commercialism, standardized assessment, and surveillance: debates over education have always been heated. But these days, the very concept of public education, the students who are served by it and those employed in this sector are in many ways either being neglected or are under sustained attack by political and corporate elites. And as a result, privatization is no longer "creeping"--it is stampeding through entire school jurisdictions. And while the damage is all-encompassing and ultimately we are all made worse off by this onslaught,  it is the most vulnerable among us who are being hurt the most."

Erika Shaker, Salim Vally, Carol Anne Spreen. Our Schools/Our Selves: Summer 2014. Privatization of Schools: An International View.

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  1. Why is there such an expansion of private schools and home schooling? Are you suggesting it is all the responsibility of "the corporate elite"?

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  2. page 132-133 of Privatization of Schools - Selling out the right to quality public education for all.

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