Masters Course: EDUC 506 - School Policy and Law (Required course)

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Course Information
  • Tuition of $1,710.00 will be paid on Neumann's website via MyNU E-bill. If you are a current Masters degree student, click here to register.
  • Dates: Spring 2- March 6 - April 30, 2023, In-person meeting dates- 3/18, 4/1, 4/22, 4/29 - 8am to 4:30pm
  • Professors: David Lieberman and Dr. Amy Mangano
  • Location: Franklin Commons, Phoenixville, PA

In this course, the philosophical bases and legal structures of educational policymaking are studied. Students, as educators, develop their own philosophies of education and examine the underlying philosophical assumptions of major educational policies and practices. The course also prepares teachers to understand the legal structures that determine educational policies and how issues of equity affect the implementation of those policies. This level of understanding is necessary in order for teachers to be knowledgeable and active decision-makers in their own classrooms, schools, and communities.