THE STATE OF THE SYSTEM: A Reality Check on Canada’s Schools

New from McGill- Queen’s University Press, September 2020


A provocative and revealing analysis of Kindergarten to Grade 12 education that will serve as a catalyst for lively public policy debate and discussion.

Tackling the thorny issues besetting contemporary Canadian provincial school systems, The State of the System issues a clarion call for more responsive, engaged and accountable public schools.


Paul W. Bennett, Ed.D., is Director of Schoolhouse Institute, Halifax, NS, and national coordinator of researchED Canada. His Blog, Educhatter, was recognized in 2018 as Canada’s Top Education Blog. He’s the author of ten books, including Vanishing Schools, Threatened Communities (2011).

Stay tuned for the announcement of our Book Launch and Series of Zoom Presentations and Public Talks in 2020-21. Order your copy of THE STATE OF THE SYSTEM from McGill-Queen’s University Press or your local bookstore.

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The State of the System: A Reality Check on Canada’s Schools

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