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The Economics Of Education

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The principles and theories of the economics of education are examined. The role that federal, state, and local governments play in the economics of education is explored in-depth. Key topics include budget management, grants, financial aid, expenditures and revenues, and the rising cost of education. Economic policy analysis is a focus in this course. Competency A: Analyze the historical and theoretical foundations of financing education. Competency B: Evaluate sources of revenue and their influence on educational outcomes. Competency C: Distinguish capital and general expenditures of educational institutions. Competency D: Examine the role of ethics in making financial decisions for educational institutions. Competency E: Develop strategic approaches for presenting a budget.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Equity and Adequacy in School Finance

    • Competency A: Analyze the historical and theoretical foundations of financing education. [Wk 2]
    • Competency B: Evaluate sources of revenue and their influence on educational outcomes. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Distinguish capital and general expenditures of educational institutions. [Wk 2]
    • Competency D: Examine the role of ethics in making financial decisions for educational institutions. [Wk 2]
    • Competency E: Develop strategic approaches for presenting a budget. [Wk 2]

    School Finance Litigation

    • Competency A: Analyze the historical and theoretical foundations of financing education. [Wk 3]
    • Competency B: Evaluate sources of revenue and their influence on educational outcomes. [Wk 3]
    • Competency C: Distinguish capital and general expenditures of educational institutions. [Wk 3]
    • Competency D: Examine the role of ethics in making financial decisions for educational institutions. [Wk 3]
    • Competency E: Develop strategic approaches for presenting a budget. [Wk 3]

    Education Funding Sources

    • Competency A: Analyze the historical and theoretical foundations of financing education. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Evaluate sources of revenue and their influence on educational outcomes. [Wk 4]
    • Competency C: Distinguish capital and general expenditures of educational institutions. [Wk 4]
    • Competency D: Examine the role of ethics in making financial decisions for educational institutions. [Wk 4]
    • Competency E: Develop strategic approaches for presenting a budget. [Wk 4]

    Educational Revenue and Budgeting Process

    • Competency A: Analyze the historical and theoretical foundations of financing education. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Evaluate sources of revenue and their influence on educational outcomes. [Wk 5]
    • Competency C: Distinguish capital and general expenditures of educational institutions. [Wk 5]
    • Competency D: Examine the role of ethics in making financial decisions for educational institutions. [Wk 5]
    • Competency E: Develop strategic approaches for presenting a budget. [Wk 5]

    Capital Projects and Fiscal Responsibility

    • Competency A: Analyze the historical and theoretical foundations of financing education. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Evaluate sources of revenue and their influence on educational outcomes. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Distinguish capital and general expenditures of educational institutions. [Wk 6]
    • Competency D: Examine the role of ethics in making financial decisions for educational institutions. [Wk 6]
    • Competency E: Develop strategic approaches for presenting a budget. [Wk 6]

    Effective Use of Financial Resources

    • Competency A: Analyze the historical and theoretical foundations of financing education. [Wk 7]
    • Competency B: Evaluate sources of revenue and their influence on educational outcomes. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Distinguish capital and general expenditures of educational institutions. [Wk 7]
    • Competency D: Examine the role of ethics in making financial decisions for educational institutions. [Wk 7]
    • Competency E: Develop strategic approaches for presenting a budget. [Wk 7]

    Contemporary Issues in Education Finance Policy

    • Competency A: Analyze the historical and theoretical foundations of financing education. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Evaluate sources of revenue and their influence on educational outcomes. [Wk 8]
    • Competency C: Distinguish capital and general expenditures of educational institutions. [Wk 8]
    • Competency D: Examine the role of ethics in making financial decisions for educational institutions. [Wk 8]
    • Competency E: Develop strategic approaches for presenting a budget. [Wk 8]

    The History of Education Finance

    • Competency A: Analyze the historical and theoretical foundations of financing education. [Wk 1]
    • Competency B: Evaluate sources of revenue and their influence on educational outcomes. [Wk 1]
    • Competency C: Distinguish capital and general expenditures of educational institutions. [Wk 1]
    • Competency D: Examine the role of ethics in making financial decisions for educational institutions. [Wk 1]
    • Competency E: Develop strategic approaches for presenting a budget. [Wk 1]
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