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Charles Pascal on the role of public education in society
COVID-19 has proven to be a transformative moment for schooling. And it's forcing big questions about what the purpose of public education should be going forward. To dig into them, Piya Chattopadhyay speaks with long-time educator Charles Pascal, one of the architects of all-day kindergarten in Ontario, to discuss what the way we teach kids says about the world we want, how the pandemic has unveiled shortcomings of our current systems, and the big thinking it will take to chart a course for a more equitable future.
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