Student sitting on steps outside
James V. Shuls, Ph.D.

Often when I participate in hearings and discussions about education policy, I notice a narrow focus on one aspect of the problems confronting reformers: Many people who are dissatisfied with the status quo tend to focus too much on schools that are failing, and not enough on the reasons why there are so few high-quality education options for students. I explored this issue in a post for the EdChoice website. You can read it here.

About the Author

James Shuls
James Shuls
Distinguished Fellow of Education Policy

James V. Shuls is an assistant professor of educational leadership and policy studies at the University of Missouri–St. Louis and Distinguished Fellow in Education Policy at the Show-Me Institute.