Does Government Need to be Involved in Primary and Secondary Education

Does Government Need to be Involved in Primary and Secondary Education : Evaluating Policy Options Using Market Role Assessment

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This book is an investigation of some of the policy issues related to the government's role in the reform of primary and secondary education in the United States.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 517g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138993190
  • 9781138993198

Table of contents

1. An Introduction to Market Role Assessment
2. Market Role Assessment: Economic Goods and Market Roles
3. The Regulator: Who makes and enforces te rules?
4. The Administrator: Who is responsible for day to day operations?
5. The Distributor/Allocator: Who is responsible for allocating access to education and assuring its delivery to students?
6. The Producer: Who is responsible for "producing" the education?
7. The Auditor: Who provides quality control for the system?
8. The Finanacier: Who pays the bills and how?
9. The Entrepreneur: Who is the source of innovation? Who bears the risk of innovation?
10. Common Ground: An evaluation of Government's Role in Primary ad Secondary Education
11. School Finance Reform in Practice: What can we learn from recent experience?
12. Regulatory and other Non-financial School Reforms: Has a Change in Government's role been for the better?
13. School Reform for the 21st Century: Can we find the path to Success?
Epilogue: School Reform and the Twenty-First Century Public Administrator
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