Course No: EDUC.6230-031; SIS Class Nbr: 11871; SIS Term: 2730
Course Status: Open
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: Pre-Requisite: M.ED and Ed.S matriculated only, or Permission of the Instructor.
- Special Notes:
- Section Notes: EA, APP, Matriculated only;
- Credits: 3;
- Instructor: David Troughton
UMass Lowell Bookstore
When Offered & Tuition
- Online Course
- Spring 2018: Jan 22 to May 06
- Chat Hours: Wed 7-8pm*
- Course Level: Graduate
- Tuition: $1410
- Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.
*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate
in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers,
and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended.
Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the
Related Programs: M.Ed. in Education Administration, M.Ed. in Education Administration, Ed.S. in Administration, Planning & Policy, Ed.S. in Administration, Planning & Policy
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented in this catalog. However, the Division of Online & Continuing Education reserves the right to implement new rules and regulations and to make changes of any nature to its program, calendar, procedures, standards, degree requirements, academic schedules (including, without limitations, changes in course content and class schedules), locations, tuition and fees. Whenever possible, appropriate notice of such changes will be given before they become effective.