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Democracy and Education


Democracy and Education examines philosophical and theoretical positions which contend that education is a public good and is essential to the cultivation of a democratic civil society. Through critical analysis and scrutiny, students investigate the notion that public schooling in the United States should be based on principles of equitable access and that every individual has a right to educational opportunities which are just, fair, and democratic.

Provides credit towards the Educational Studies minor.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Philosophical and Religious Perspectives distribution requirement.