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The Edmonton Model (Interview with Angus McBeath)

As the gap between rich and poor widens, many say we need a revolution in education to help more kids succeed in school.

Thirty years ago, that revolution happened in Edmonton - and it was led by a Maritimer.

Angus McBeath was born in New Brunswick, educated in Nova Scotia and started teaching on Prince Edward Island.

But it was as the superintendent of Edmonton Public Schools that he really made his mark.

He speaks to Pauline about the lessons schools here can take away from the Edmonton model.


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