NYU Steinhardt

History of American Education and Society I

  • Course Number: HSED-GE 2173
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Examination of the "culture wars" in American public education over the past century, focusing on battles over religion, race & ethnicity. Looks at how & why the school curriculum became an arena of cultural conflict. Emphasis on historical scholarship & analysis to clasrify present-day disputes & dilemnas.
  • Old Course Number: E55.2173