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Examine educational leadership and policy issues, current reform movements, and ways to improve student learning and accountability at the local, state, and national levels through our programs in educational administration and policy.

Our students work closely with faculty throughout their time in a degree program, working on grant-funded projects, journal articles and policy-related projects. Faculty are nationally recognized in the areas of educational leadership, policy, and school law. Their areas of focus include:

  • Education law
  • Education policy
  • School and district leadership
  • Teacher evaluation

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  • Address:
    River's Crossing
    850 College Station Road
    Athens, Georgia 30602
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Assistant professor quoted on test-based accountability

November 13, 2017
Richard Welsh was recently quoted by the AJC on Georgia's new scoring system proposal.

New York Times quotes professor on federal lawsuit

June 15, 2016
John Dayton, a professor in the department of lifelong education, administration and policy, spoke about a lawsuit stemming from an incident in a rural Idaho school.

New faculty grant seeks next generation of active learning

January 18, 2016
Glickman Challenge Grant for Project-Based Learning aims to link classroom lessons with a larger goal.

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