The political and social environment of public education in the United States; analysis of the power structure and its influence on educational policy making at the district level; examination of the evolving roles of state and federal agencies, the courts, private organizations, and interest groups in school governance. Studies the tension between the ideal of a democratically controlled public school system and the growing power of educational experts. See Course in Course Explorer

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in the College of Education or consent of instructor.

Past Sections

Section Schedule Type Dates Instructor Days Times Location
CHILecture-Discussion8/21/2015 - 11/14/2015Welton, AF05:30 PM - 09:30 PM
CHILecture-Discussion8/21/2015 - 11/19/2015Welton, AS08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
AOnline1/19/2016 - 5/4/2016Welton, AW05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
LDLOnline1/19/2016 - 5/4/2016Welton, AW05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
OB1Online1/19/2016 - 5/4/2016Welton, AW05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
ADWLecture5/16/2016 - 8/4/2016Welton, A