The Legal Context Of Education –
This course provides an analysis of the legal issues prevalent in educational systems. Major topics of discussion include accreditation and regulatory issues, federal and state constituents and laws, and institutional and individual legal issues. Freedom of speech, separation of church and state, and methods of student discipline are examined. Case laws and specific pieces of education legislation are reviewed.
- Examine the legal aspects that govern educational systems, including both federal and state regulations.
- Assess the legal implications that influence personnel management in education.
- Analyze the legalities regulating student and teacher rights and responsibilities.
- Examine laws and regulatory processes that address emerging issues and trends in education.
This graduate-level course is 8 weeks. This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Advisor.
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