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EOL 548   Poli & Cultural Context of Ed   credit: 4 Hours.

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