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NV Constitution

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This course is designed to meet the Nevada teacher licensure requirements aligned to Nevada school law and Constitution. Participants are introduced to educational law and related research, fundamental law concepts including state and federal case briefings of significant court decisions, and Nevada statutory and regulatory materials. Codes of ethics and morality related to educational law are also addressed. This is a Nevada-specific course.

This graduate-level course is 4 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 2
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 4

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    Nevada School Governance and the Nevada Constitution; Federal Constitutional Provisions That Affect School Law; Special Education: Federal and State Law Involving Children With Special Needs

    • Summarize how the basic principles of the Nevada Constitution affect education.
    • Describe landmark decisions of United States Supreme Court that affects schools.
    • Analyze legal systems that protect and promote student rights.
    • Identify teacher obligations and responsibilities under broader federal mandates including IDEA, Title IX, and Section 504.
    • Identify the rights of special education students in public schools.
    • Identify state laws and legislation influencing school governance.

    United States Constitution and Amendments

    • Identify the components of the United States Constitution.
    • Explain how the amendments of the United States Constitution affect education.
    • Explain constitutional provisions that define church and state relationships.
    • Summarize church and state relationship laws relevant to educators.

    Teacher Rights, Responsibilities, and Employment; Educator Liability Torts; Student Rights and Responsibilities

    • Identify issues related to legal and ethical rights and responsibilities of teachers.
    • Identify legal mandates affecting teacher employment.
    • Explain tort law, negligence and liability, and the exercise of standards of due care.
    • Explain immunity and the Nevada immunity waiver.
    • Identify school policies and procedures that protect the rights of students.
    • Analyze the authority and duty of school officials related to student behavior.


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