Micro Schools: Upgrading Education

Micro Schools: Upgrading Education

Original air date: December 10, 2022

Micro Schools: Upgrading Education

BY: Dr. Elaina George, Host & Contributing Health Editor
PUBLISHED: December 10, 2022

Can Micro Schools Help Rebuild Education?  

Ms. Kerry McDonald, a senior author and Senior Education Fellow at the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), joins Dr. George to discuss the power of parents and teachers to both opt out and upgrade education with micro schools. 

About Kerry McDonald

Micro Schools: Upgrading Education

Kerry McDonald is a Senior Education Fellow at FEE and author of Unschooled: Raising Curious, Well-Educated Children Outside the Conventional Classroom (Chicago Review Press, 2019). She is also an adjunct scholar at The Cato Institute and a regular Forbes contributor.

Kerry’s research interests include homeschooling and alternatives to school, self-directed learning, education entrepreneurship, parent empowerment, school choice, and family and child policy. Additionally, her articles have appeared at The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, NPR, Education Next, Reason Magazine, City Journal, and Entrepreneur, among others. She has a master’s degree in education policy from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Bowdoin College. Kerry lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts with her husband and four children.

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