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School Support Services Outsourcing: The Original Privatization of Education

Learn about an exciting new report on the value of ESPs and the folly of outsourcing them.

At a Glance

Learn about an exciting new report from the research and policy group, In The Public Interest, on the value of ESP and the folly of outsourcing them. This is the most up-to-date examination of privatization available for ESP advocates.


  • Privatization


  • Learn persuasive arguments to make to stakeholders about preserving our essential public services in schools.
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Last Updated: June 2024


Audience Role

  • Education Support Professional

Session Length

1 hour

Session Format


Section with embed

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