NYU Steinhardt

Education Law

  • Course Number: EDLED-GE 2207
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Develops an understanding of legal principles & procedures affecting the work of the teacher, administrator & school board member. Consideration of legislation & court decisions arising in connection with organization, policies, & administration of school & districts. Major topics are certification, tenure, tort liability, academic freedom, civil rights, religion & the schools, legal implications of fiscal policy for the creation of learning opportunities, & consideration of powers of the commissioner, school boards, legislatures, superintendents, principals, & trustees.
  • Old Course Number: E65.2207