Contested Classrooms

Contested Classrooms

Education, Globalization, and Democracy in Alberta

eBook - 1999
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Education has become a battlefield, the classroom the arena where the contest is fought. The 1997 Ontario teachers' strike, the federal government's Millennium Scholarship, and a wave of protests across the country are among the signals that the war is heating up. Alberta stands as a Canadian model of radical education reform, propelled by economic necessity. But is all reform necessarily right or good?-and who decides? A range of commentators-teachers, scholars, parents, and others-discuss the conflict in Alberta's schools.


Publisher: Edmonton [Alta.] : University of Alberta Press : Parkland Institute, Ă1999
ISBN: 9781417593224
1417593229
9780888643155
0888643152
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxxv, 191 pages)

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