Disturbingly, some in the international community are pushing for greater privatisation in education. In the worst cases, corruption undermines the system. Professionalism of staff and teachers should be maintained.
They have advisory councils where elected parents, teachers and community members can work together to advise the school board on important maters like hiring superintendents.
But even beyond that, most schools offer a wide variety of classes and curriculum. Multiple approaches have been offered in the search for increasing access to affordable education.
And in the rare instances where public school employees break the law and try to embezzle funds, they are much more likely to be caught because the books are right there for all to see.