Case Study: Business as Stakeholder in Public Education
Read the article provided below and provide a 5 page synopsis of the case study (NOT
including the cover & Reference Page) NEED TO HAVE: Introduction, the 5 section
headers, and conclusion. Use the 5 section headers below as a guide of what is needed:
Within your synopsis please explore issues regarding the benefits and weaknesses of
public-private agreements and regulations in education reform, the possible impediments to
success in the endeavor, and what the roles of each stakeholder (the government and the
private entity) should be. Also, address any additional factors that may work in favor of, or
against the success of this project.
The report should contain (These are the 5 section headers):
Contract considerations: Discuss major considerations in deciding to
contract such as supplier considerations, service considerations, and Government
Advantages and Disadvantages: Identify at least three advantages and
disadvantages for contracting out.
Cost and price analysis: Discuss the costs involved in this endeavor and
provide insight into public benefit of entering into the PPP versus having the
government provide the services as a sole entity.
Ethical considerations: Outline some of the ethical concerns the public
sector should consider prior to and after entering into a PPP.
Social value assessment: Assess the social value ( the value that
nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), social enterprises, social ventures, and
social programs create) of the move from government centric to public-private
education. Within your answer look at the cost savings and economic effects of the
program, as well as the risks associated with implementation of the program.
**Must cite information from the article itself & a few other articles that relate to the point
your trying to make! Writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original
and insightful, organization and mechanics are expected.
(Please only use journal & news articles, government & law websites along with websites
that have all the information needed such as the author, publishing date or publication year,
article title and periodical title with the volume/issue and page numbers for accurate citation
and credibility purposes; APA Style; cite the article itself & add 2-3 ADDITIONAL
sources (Can have Govt sources, need peer reviewed journals-all paraphrased) Also
cite where all of the information came from at the end of every paragraph while using in text
citations. The information should be well written, organized, and able to understand clearly
as this is a graduate level case brief.