CFP: Book Chapter Proposals – Emerging Strategies for Public Education Reform (Deadlines: proposals 1.31.202, final chapters 6.15.2020)


Emerging Strategies for Public Education Reform​, ​a book edited by Marquis Carter Grant(Grand Canyon University)


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 policy makers 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 policy making,reformists, education theorists.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.

Submission Procedure Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, ​Emerging Strategies for Public Education Reform​. All chapter proposals will be submitted through the ​eEditorial Discovery ®TM online submission manager​.


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), an international academic publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference,” “Business Science Reference,” and“Engineering Science Reference” imprints. IGI Global specializes in publishing reference books,scholarly journals, and electronic databases featuring academic research on a variety of innovative topic areas including, but not limited to, education, social science, medicine and healthcare, business and management, information science and technology, engineering, public administration, library and information science, media and communication studies, and environmental science. For additional information regarding the publisher, please​. This publication is anticipated to be released in 2020.

Important Dates Schedule of Deadlines

An IGI Global-appointed Development Editor will be contacting you throughout the development process to request progress updates and offer assistance. The dates listed below are meant as a guide to inform you of how long each step is expected to take. You will be free to adjust these dates to conform to your own project, however, the final due date for sending the final manuscript to IGI Global will remain unchanged.

Proposals: January 31, 2020

Full submission: Mar 6, 2020

Review results due to authors: Apr 3, 2020

Revisions due from authors: Apr 17, 2020

Final preface and table of contents: Jun 1, 2020

Final deadline: Jun 15, 2020

Inquiries can be forwarded to:

Marquis C. Grant, EdD Adjunct Professor

College of Education Grand Canyon University