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IPFS News Link • Education: Government Schools

EDUCATION AND THE DEBT CRISIS: Austerity in the Mind Factory

•, by Alan Sears

Educational struggles are breaking out all over. In March 2012, over 200,000 Quebec students are waging a general strike against tuition increases and have faced brutal police repression. British Columbia teachers just finished a three-day strike against an austerity budget and are set to engage in further strike action. Teacher collective bargaining seems to be headed toward an impasse in Ontario. Faculty members at Dalhousie University in Halifax were on the verge of a strike to resist concessions demanded by their university administration, though a last-minute agreement kept them from the picket lines.

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Comment by Rod Souza
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Education or indoctrination?