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Resources about Education Privatization

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  • Article

    2024

    “Data my ass”: Political rhizomes of power and the symbolic violence of neoliberal privatization

    The authors explore the inner workings of neoliberal governance and education privatization and show these processes disproportionately affect vulnerable communities and undermine democracy.

    Success Story
    Reclaiming Public Education
    Resisting Privatization
    Strengthening Public Education
    Forms of Education Privatization
  • Article

    2024

    Whack-a-moles and hydra: Searching for a new privatization metaphor in education

    The authors propose the rhizome as a metaphor for education privatization, reflecting the phenomenon’s opportunistic, adaptable, and dispersed nature.

    Resisting Privatization
    Neoliberalism
  • Article

    2024

    Defending and Strengthening Public Education as a Common Good: Toward Cross-Border Advocacy

    In this introduction to a special issue of Critical Education, Shannon Moore, Ee-Seul Yoon, and Melanie Janzen discuss contemporary forces and outcomes of education privatization in Canada.

    Resisting Privatization
    Forms of Education Privatization
    Neoliberalism
  • Opinion

    2024

    International Students in Ontario: Questions of Housing and Economic Sustainability

    Dr. Lana Parker and Holt Stuart-Hitchcox discuss connections between international students in postsecondary institutions, housing, economic sustainability, and privatization.

    International Students
  • Report

    2022

    Schools, Austerity and Privatization in the Pandemic Era

    In this report Dr. Paul Bocking discusses transformations to Ontario, Canada’s K-12 education systems during the COVID-19 pandemic, including an acceleration of education privatization.

    Covid-19
    Forms of Education Privatization
  • Peer-reviewed Research

    2023

    Marginalized children’s views of school choice in global cities: The significance of neighbourhood and nature

    This article presents findings from a study that investigated the perspectives of marginalized children about school choice in Toronto and Vancouver, Canada.

    Forms of Education Privatization
    School Choice
  • Opinion

    2023

    Austerity Hurts Public Education

    This Op-Ed highlights the impact of reduced education funding on teachers and students.

    Neoliberalism
  • Report

    2023

    Inequities persist: Extracurriculars, clubs, activities, and fundraising in Ontario’s publicly funded schools

    This report presents details about fundraising in Ontario’s public schools in 2022-2023, including its prevalence, amounts raised , how fundraised dollars are spent, and variations between schools.

    Fundraising