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Parent – School Relationships and Social In/Justice: Problems and Possibilities

Gill Crozierpost by GILL CROZIER

University of Roehampton

In Britain neo-liberal education policies have driven ‘parental involvement’ behaviours beyond merely checking the children’s homework or hearing them read. Parents have become essential to the operationalization of the education market. Parents have been induced or seduced to engage in the choice processes for their children’s schools. Parents now expect to have a choice of school for their child and have a right to meaningful involvement in their child’s school. They have been led to believe that these actions will enhance their child’s educational experience. Continue reading Parent – School Relationships and Social In/Justice: Problems and Possibilities