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EOL 548 ONL - Poli & Cultural Context of Ed

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


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

Special Instructions:

Synchronous: August 30, September 13, 27, October 11, 25, Nocember 1, 29, 2017. Asynchronous: September 6, 20, October 18, November 8, 15, 2017.

Academic Program Restrictions:

EDM: Ed Pol Org & Ldrshp -UIUC

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4 hr

Term(s): Fall


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