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Resources about Education Privatization

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  • 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
  • Article

    2017

    Creating a Crisis: Selling Neoliberal Policy through the Rebranding of Education

    This article examines how and why neoliberal education policies, often lacking evidentiary basis, come to be endorsed — often by the very people they harm.

    Neoliberalism
  • Article

    2017

    Studying School Choice in Canada

    This article reviews research on education privatization and school choice in Canada between 1997 and 2017.

    Forms of Education Privatization
  • Article

    2023

    Promises and Perils of Public-Private Partnerships

    This article introduces public-private partnerships, including their risks and benefits to the public.

    Forms of Education Privatization