Education (EDUC) - Education Law in Schools

EDUC 5176  Education Law in Schools


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




The purpose of this course is to examine the legal environment of elementary and secondary schools, including constitutional rights, statutory mandates, and legislative control. To study the major areas of school law, students will investigate statutes, case law, and education policies that are related to the duties and responsibilities of teachers and others involved in education. Topics of discussion will include policy development, tort liability, and the impact of law on the context of teaching.

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