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Halifax

Who will speak for public education?

A discussion around the changing landscape around our schools


6:30pm
- 8:30pm
Tuesday October 21 2014

Venue: Veith House
Address: (3115 Veith St.)
Cost: Free

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Charter schools; "school choice"; standardized testing; edupreneurs; "no excuses"; education reform. There are a world of buzzwords surrounding public education. But what does it all mean?

Across Canada and the U.S., promises of "reform" and fixing "failing schools" often mask private-sector agendas. From Chicago to British Columbia parents, teachers, students and community members have been working together to ensure kids get the rich, quality public education they deserve.

Come to a public discussion hosted by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) and Democratic Educators of Nova Scotia.

This event is free, and light refreshments will be served.

- See more at: https://www.policyalternatives.ca/offices/nova-scotia/events/who-will-speak-public-education-discussion-changing-landscape-around-our#sthash.FDjJXron.dpuf

Organizer:hovercraft.eels@gmail.com

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