Foggy Futures in Education: The Looming Storms of School Choice and Voucher Programs
Keywords:School Choice, Voucher Programs, Neoliberalism, Critical Theory
Reinventing education through neoliberal education reform policies has dangerously (re)configured the idea of market approaches in education. Around the globe, as variations of school choice and vouchers programs have gained popularity, the need for critical investigations, analyses and discussions to unravel the myth of ‘freedom to choose’ in shifting to a (semi)market approach in education has become more urgent in this challenging era. As such, this special issue offers a collection of articles with multiple examples to examine neoliberalism, school choice and voucher programs that elucidate the false promises of such education reforms globally as the ultimate solution to ‘fix’ education problems for all.
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