School Policy and Law

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Course No: EDUC.6230-031; SIS Class Nbr: 8810

Course Description

This course will provide students with an understanding of the law and legal basis for making decisions in our public schools. We will analyze court decisions, state and federal constitutional provisions and laws and public policies and regulations as they pertain to the operation of the public schools in the United States. With a solid understanding of the legal framework of governance at the federal, state and local level and the decisions derived though court cases, educators will be better equipped to respond to the numerous challenges and decisions they face throughout the school year.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: M.Ed and Ed.S matriculated onl
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: EA, APP, Matriculated only
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: David Troughton
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 29
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1410
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.Ed. in Education Administration, M.Ed. in Education Administration, Ed.S. in Administration, Planning & Policy, Ed.S. in Administration, Planning & Policy

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