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Education Law

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.

Course #
EDLED-GE 2207
Units
3
Term
Summer
Department