Accountability Office Investigates Itself but Hides Report

By Guest Blogger George Thomson, The vanishing of a conflict of interest case in Ontario’s education system is a sign of the extent to which the province has committed to importing the public-private partnership model and the extent to which such conflicts are now accepted as the natural side-effect of the new way of doing […]

The Global Privatization of Education Policy: Lorna Earl Conflict of Interest is the Tip of the Iceberg

By Guest Writer, George Thompson Introduction The recent conflict of interest case of Lorna Earl in Ontario is merely the symptom of a growing trend in Canada and the rest of the world: the privatization of educational policy itself.  Earl’s complete bafflement as to why her case was sent to the conflict of interest commissioner […]