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EDL 716: Educational Governance, Policy, and Law.

3 hours, 3 credits. Analysis of the ways in which political and legal powers and authority impact the structure and function of individual schools and districts. Examines the role of school district leaders in setting policy. Topics include, but are not limited to, high-stakes testing and accountability issues; pressure groups; and local school policies. Students will participate in 6 hours of leadership experiences in the field over the course of the semester. PREREQ: EDL 714 and EDL 715 and/or permission of the Program Coordinator.

Last modified: 8/4/2015