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Canadian Education

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Canada’s elementary and secondary education system is failing to improve because special-interest groups dominate decisionmaking processes, and governance of schools is overly centralized, concludes a report by the Fraser Institute.

Despite high levels of spending on education and a growing national concern about the system, Canadian schools are not flexible, and politics often plays too significant a role when it comes to making improvements, says the report by the think tank, based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Vol. 26, Issue 05, Page 15

Published in Print: September 27, 2006, as Canadian Education

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