Public Policy Demography Courses

225. Education Policy and Education Inequality. (4)

Seminar, three hours; outside study, nine hours. Limited to graduate students. Examination of policies that may reduce socioeconomic and ethnic disparities in educational success. Topics include international and national comparisons of educational outcomes, private and public school choice, school accountability policies, interventions to improve school or teacher quality, parenting and preschool interventions, and supplemental educational services. Letter grading.