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2020-21 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Dec 01, 2021  
2020-21 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ED 744 Law, Policy Reform and Politics in Education


(3 credits)
This course examines how law, politics, and power structures interact to influence the goals and operations of schools. Advocacy for children and public education in the larger political, social, economic, legal and cultural context is examined. Students learn about and observe the roles and /influence of school boards, community organizations, state boards of education, state governments, special interest groups, professional organizations, and unions. Participants gain insight into understanding, responding to, and influencing the political, social, legal, and cultural school district contexts.