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POSC 218: Schools, Scholarship and Policy in the United States

What can scholarship tell us about educational strategies to reduce achievement gaps and economic opportunity? Do the policies promoted at the city, state and federal levels reflect that knowledge? How are these policies made? What is the relationship between schools and the economic class, racial composition and housing stock of their neighborhoods? Prerequisite: Sophomore Standing
6 credits; SI, IDS, WR2, QRE; Not offered 2023-2024