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School Choice and the Impact of Covid-19: Parent Frustration, Accountability, and a Time of Reckoning for American Public Schools (Paperback)
Through the broad lens of political economy and centred around education reform policy, this essential book provides an in-depth analysis of the current state of American public education and the impact of Covid-19 on calls for change.
Drawing upon evidence from nations that routinely outperform America, this text proposes a more holistic approach to accountability and improvement within the American public education system. Chapters explore the issues faced by the current American public education system and proposes potential solutions, including:
the role of government as provider of education services;
liberty, democracy, and freedom and the ability of parents to control their child's education;
growing frustration with schools, public policies surrounding Covid and other potential crises; and
how these concerns will impact the school choice movement.
This is an important read for researchers and postgraduate students in education, teachers, parents, public policy makers and appointed government officials who wish to improve the quality of public education. Whether for or against school choice, this book will leave you better informed on current issues of American public education.
About the Author
Dr. Michael Guo-Brennan is Associate Professor in Public Administration at Troy University, USA.