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EDUC 587 - Public School Law


3 Credits
The course explores legal and law-related issues that arise in both elementary and secondary schools that affect both students and school personnel. The law is examined through the lens of social justice as a means of expanding access to appropriate public education for a diverse population of students. Objectives include:

  1. Knowledge of the role of the legal structure of education in local, state and federal governments
  2. Methods of approach and the analytic skills needed to deal effectively with legal issues
  3. Skills to process difficult questions of ethics and policy that legal disputes raise.



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