ED LDRSHP 783: Politics of Education

Course ID
Educational Leadership 783

Course Title
ED LDRSHP 783: Politics of Education


Course Description

The primary objective of this course is to provide students with a variety of learning opportunities to enhance their abilities to understand, examine critically, and carry out important areas of responsibility related to the politics of education in elementary and secondary school organizations. Many topics will be addressed, but eight major organizers will guide our activities. They are: power and influence in politics and education; values and power influencing the allocation of resources; political stakeholder analysis, legislative roles and policymaking among senators, representatives, and board members; school finance with regard to revenues, expenditures, and debt; federalism and the separation of powers among legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government; media and the politics of education; federal and state budget processes; and political culture as it relates to education.

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