Education Law and Policy   [Archived Catalog]
2015-2016 School of Law Bulletin (Archived Copy)

LAWS 766 - Education Law and Policy

Credits: 3

This course will consider constitutional, statutory, and policy issues affecting public education at the elementary and secondary levels. Topics include: the history of public schools, public school governance, public school finance and "adequacy" litigation, equal educational opportunity, school disciplinary issues, First Amendment concerns, Due Process concerns, special education, and school choice.

Basis of Grade: Final examination and/or a series of writing assignments; class participation

Form of Grade: Letter