Review of Public education: Defending a cornerstone of American democracy



Author Biographies

Jed Woods Hayes, Miami University

Jed Woods Hayes is doctoral student in educational leadership, culture, and curriculum at Miami University. A public school educator for nearly two decades, they are interested in the intersections of ethics and educational policy, especially as it relates to American PK-12 teachers and school leaders.

Joel R. Malin, Miami University

Joel R. Malin is an associate professor and serves as Director of Graduate Studies in Educational Leadership at Miami University. He is interested in understanding and strengthening the connections between research, policy, and practice. With Chris Brown, he has authored two recent edited volumes, The Role of Knowledge Brokers in Education (Routledge, 2020) and The Emerald Handbook of Evidence-Informed Practice in Education (Emerald, 2022).


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How to Cite

Hayes, J. W., & Malin, J. R. (2022). Review of Public education: Defending a cornerstone of American democracy. Education Review, 29.



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