History of US Education Policy: Puritans to Present

May fulfill either History or Social Science requirement (HIS, SOCSCI)
From Colonial schools to the current ecosystems of Charter, Montessori, Private and Public education this course will focus on both the history and policy that shapes education in the United States today. We will examine the roles in which privilege, power, and access have affected the ways in which various groups of people have experienced education as well as the ways in which we may be able to positively influence its future.