adm513 | Graduate
School Law For Educators
This graduate-level course is 4 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Landmark Cases, Governance of Education, and Legal Research
- Analyze your stateâs guidelines regarding current educational challenges.
- Identify federal case law that affects education.
- Analyze selected landmark cases and their effects on education.
- Identify legal research tools available for educators.
- Explain the implications of the Bill of Rights on education today.
Teachersâ and Studentsâ Rights and Responsibilities
- Analyze the balance of interests regarding the state, teachers, students, and the community.
- Apply progressive steps of teacher dismissal.
- Discuss the legal and ethical responsibilities of a teacher.
- Examine the reasonableness standard in education.
- Identify the authority that a school has over the actions of students.
- Discuss student expectation of privacy in relationship to drug testing.
- Analyze studentsâ rights regarding disciplinary actions.
- Identify challenges to current case law based upon new litigation of studentsâ rights.
- Identify important legal concepts relating to public school law.
- Analyze the schoolâs responsibility regarding standard of care in an educational setting.
- Explain tort law and adequate supervision in reference to duty owed to students.
Special Education Laws and Accommodations
- Trace the history of significant special education laws.
- Analyze ways to implement and comply with mandates for individualized education programs.
- Recognize the elements and legal requirements of accommodation.
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