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Issues in Education Policy and Race
AFAM 214
Spring 2008 not offered

This course will examine educational policymaking and implementation. Particular attention is paid to the relationship between particular policies and the experience of African Americans in the United States Policies explored include those related to testing requirements, instructional reform, desegregation, vouchers, and athletics. In addition, questions about how policy is defined, the nature of the policy context, the client, the knowledge base, relevant information, and available resources will frame the course. Students will also work collectively to explore a policy problem in education. As such, students will take on the role of policy analysts and construct a policy report.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS AFAM
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on MAR-26-2023
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