Introduction to School Law

General

Prefix

EDAD

Course Number

620

Course Level

Graduate

College/School

College of Education and Learning Design

Description

Exploration of the relationship between public education and the legal system in the U.S. Particular attention is directed to the roles of the federal, state, and local governments in American schools as well as issues of students rights, curriculum, teacher freedoms, and other areas of crucial concern to school teachers and administrators.

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Goals and Diversity

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Understand the relationship between the courts and the practice of education and its leaders in the United States.

Outcome

Understand how legal rulings change over time.

Outcome

Understand current rulings in the major areas concerning education.

Outcome

Understand processes and procedures related to documentation, policy, legal consultation, community input and due process in education.

Outcome

Examine policy formulation and adoption to guide administrative practices.

Dependencies

Programs

EDAD620 is a completion requirement for: