When Public Isn’t Public: Education in Alberta

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What happens when public education isn’t quite public? What happens when your public schools have to compete with each other in the name of “choice in education” or “parental choice?” Team Advantage is joined by Barbara Silva, Communications Director for Support Our Students to discuss how exclusivity, artificial scarcity, specialization and market logic have contributed to an increasingly dysfunctional education system. As an alternative, we make the case for a comprehensive, accessible, robust public education system in Alberta!

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