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Manufactured crisis

Hugh Mackenzie

Manufactured crisis

a report card on Ontario"s "Student focused funding" formula

by Hugh Mackenzie

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Published by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives in [Ottawa], ON .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- Ontario -- Finance.,
  • Finance, Public -- Ontario.,
  • Budget -- Ontario.,
  • Government aid to education -- Ontario.,
  • Fiscal policy -- Ontario.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesReport card on Ontario"s "Student focused funding" formula, The Ontario alternative budget 2001.
    Statementby Hugh Mackenzie.
    SeriesOntario alternative budget technical paper -- # 13
    ContributionsCanadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19596053M

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national security policy. In this page book, he asserts that the Iran’s nuclear energy program has been peaceful, arguing that the evidence widely cited to demonstrate Iran's nuclear weapons. Now let me explain why I call it a manufactured crisis. Before No Child Left Behind (NCLB) the term school failure was not used, and it certainly was not used as the reason to close down schools.

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