Emerging Strategies for Public Education Reform

deadline for submissions: 
January 31, 2019
full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Marquis Carter Grant/Grand Canyon University

***Proposals are due January 31, 2020. Full chapters are due March 6, 2020, for review.


This enhanced version of Equity, Equality, and Reform will revisit current trends and issues in contemporary public education. There will also be opportunities for contributors to highlight emerging topics that have a significant impact on teaching and learning, which may include (but not limited to): the education of English Language Learners, Social Emotional Learning, and revamping teacher education.   

Objectives of the Book

This book has two objectives. First, to inform the practices of educators, administrators, and policymakers so that informed decisions are made at the local, state, federal and global levels. The book is intended to be a volume of current empirical studies, theoretical frameworks, case study analyses, and interventions surrounding the emergent area of public education issues and trends. The field of education is ever-changing, drawing a need for current research. Second, to provide in-depth coverage of concepts and principles, and interdisciplinary perspectives on contemporary public education that will add to the existing scholarship.  As such, the aim of this edited book is to provide a quality volume of comprehensive material to academics, researchers, policymakers, and teacher education programs globally.

Target Audience

This book can be used as a reference or textbook for public education (teachers, administrators); college/university level educators (professors, administrators, students); state and district level education organizations. This book is appropriate for markets that are specific to education, educational leadership, educational/organizational leadership, education policymaking, reformists, education theorists.


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Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Equity and equality in public education.

 2. Restructuring teacher education 

3. Student achievement and poverty 

4. Religion and education

 5. Culturally responsive teaching 

6. Revolutionizing education

 7. Social justice in education

8. Addressing the needs of English Language Learners in public schools. 

9. Disparities in the educational opportunities of marginalized children. 

10. Co-teaching and building collaborative relationships.

 11. Gender preferences in STEM education 

12. School-to-prison pipeline

 13. European education models

 14. Special education across the globe

 15. Differentiated instruction and the impact on student achievement. 

16. The emergence of technology as a primary resource in education. 

17. Challenges in reading education.

 18. Multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) 

19. Comparative analysis of affluence and poverty on children's school experiences.

 20. Schools as a business.