EDU-560 Federal And State Policy : Public Policy And Political Influences In Education Higher Education focus: College Readiness [PDF] (HIGHER EDUCATION)
Week 6 Assignment – Federal and State Policy (EDU560)
At all levels of education, the responsibilities of administrators are significantly impacted by federal and state policy changes. With the onset of constantly changing COVID-19 policies and shifting impacts on students, this has become increasingly evident. These policy shifts not only affect students but also the administrators and their daily duties.
For this assignment, first, take an opportunity to review a letter written to all states from the
U.S. Department of Education Office of Elementary and Secondary Education [PDF]
that provides updates from the current President’s administration.
Second, access information about federal and state policy changes that impact K–12 and Higher Education from the
Education Commission of the States
in the section titled:
COVID-19 Outline Series.
Write a 5–7-page paper with the following three sections:
. University presidents.
. Department chairs.
· Determine ways to mitigate negative impacts on administrator responsibilities in three key areas of the Funding Equity policy. Refer to the
Funding Equity [PDF]
. Be sure to include information on:
· COVID-19 Impact.
· Equity Implications.
· Policy Considerations.
· Evaluate the effectiveness of the Professional Learning for Teachers and Leaders policy. Use one of the sample policies included in the
Professional Learning for Teachers and Leaders
and share your rationale on the effectiveness of the sample policy. Be sure to include a summary of the policy.