Course Description


An overview of federal and state policy frameworks governing public education. Explores the political dynamics of policy making. Focuses on centralized policy making authority and on efforts to reform and improve public schools. Explores competing values guiding policy debates and dilemmas of centralized policy control.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Riverside, School of Education

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit

UC Irvine:
Unit Credit

UC Los Angeles:
Unit Credit

UC Merced:
Unit Credit (see your Academic Advisor)

UC Riverside:
Major Requirement: lower division elective in the Education Minor

UC San Diego:
General Education: Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Social Science; Revelle - one course toward Social Science; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC/AS, Transfer students may use for UD noncontiguous GE depending on major; TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Cruz:
Unit Credit

Course Creator

Cassandra Guarino
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