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Politics and Education

Politics and Education

In the Department of Education Policy & Social Analysis

Politics & Education

In the Department of Education Policy & Social Analysis

Welcome to the Program in Politics and Education

The Politics and Education program serves students who wish to study the ways in which governance institutions, political ideologies, and competing interests, both within and outside of the education community, influence the content, form, and functioning of schooling. Schools represent a powerful instrument for shaping the development of future generations of citizens and workers as well as an important source of jobs and investment in many communities. How do societies handle conflicting visions of what schools should and should not be doing, and what are the specific changes in political and governance processes that might facilitate better decision-making and policy implementation?

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Coordinator: Professor Jeffrey Henig

Box: Box 11

Teachers College, Columbia University
Zankel Building 212

Phone: (212) 678-3751    Fax: (212) 678-3589   

Email: kolb@tc.columbia.edu

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Politics and Education

Box 11, 525 W 120th Street

New York, New York 10027-6696

Location: 212 Zankel Hall ♦ Phone: 212.678.3751 ♦ ~ Fax: 212.678.3589 ♦ Email:

Professor Jeffrey Henig


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