Introduction to Issues in Education

What you’ll learn to do: identify and discuss historical and contemporary issues in education

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As schools strive to fill a variety of roles in the lives of students, there are many issues and challenges beyond simply educating students, disseminating knowledge, and issuing credentials. Many students face myriad challenges including bullying, violence, the effects of declining funding, and other impediments to their education. In this section, you’ll examine some of these modern issues and concerns.


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