Supporting our Students and Defending Public Education ft. Barbara Silva

By Stephen G Hurley

Host Stephen Hurley scans the education ecosystem, looking for the people and ideas that are starting to change the way we think about teaching, learning, schools and communities

Barbara Silva is the Director of Communications for Alberta-based Support Our Students, an advocacy/action group dedicated to equitable and accessible public education in Alberta. In this conversation, we talk to Barbara about how their organization is working during this time of COVID-19 and how they are holding the provincial government accountable for its plans to re-open schools in September.

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