The Alberta Advantage

When public isn't public: Education in Alberta

What happens when 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.

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In this in-depth conversation, Barbara and the Team lay out the alternative case for a comprehensive, accessible and robust public education system in Alberta.

Learn more at www.supportourstudents.ca and follow Barbara and SOS at @thatsilvalining and @SOSAlberta.

Follow the podcast @BertaAdvantage and support the show at patreon.com

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