The U. S. Department of Education

  • Duration 1h
  • Total Enrolled 7
  • Last Update March 1, 2020


Presented by John Smith, this course explores the make-up of the United States Department of Education.  The course describes the role of both the federal government and state-level government in developing and administering educational policy.

What Will I Learn?

  • Understand the role of the federal, state, and local government in public school (K-12) law and policy.
  • Understand how public school systems are funded.
  • Understand the policies that provide for special education for students with disabilities.

Topics for this course

1 Lessons1h


These publications provide more insight into the topics discussed in this course.
Summary of DOE Federal Education Laws

Video presentation?

You must watch the entire video to receive credit for this course.


Once you've watched the video and passed the quiz, you can print a certificate for your records.

About the instructor

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2 Courses

18 students

U.S. Department of Education Building

Material Includes

  • A video, handouts, quiz

Target Audience

  • Parents, members of local school boards and governing bodies, and others who desire an overview of public school policy and funding