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Welner, Kevin G Professor


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research overview

  • Kevin Welner is professor of education and director of the National Education Policy Center (http://nepc.colorado.edu), housed at the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education. His work examines the use of research in policymaking, the intersection between education rights litigation and educational opportunity scholarship, and the school change process associated with equity-focused reform efforts.


  • educational policy, equal educational opportunity, use of research in policy making, educational reform, educational Law


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courses taught

  • EDUC 6210 - Education Policy and the Law
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2021
    Approaches education policy issues through the rich history of litigation and current legal challenges facing American K-12 schooling. Builds an understanding of the legal and policy development of the American schooling system, particularly in the 20th century. Laws and legal cases will be used as jumping-off points for broader discussions.
  • EDUC 6804 - Special Topics
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.


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global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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