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EDUC 870: Education Policy: Process, Context, and Politics

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General Information

Credit hours: 3

Description:

Examines public policy decision-making in education at local, state, and national levels, and its impact on education institutions, students, and public. Focuses on theories and methodological approaches, and resolution of competing policy arguments in political arena. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Semesters taught: fall & Spring semester

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Prior Sections (partial list)