2021-2022 Catalog

EDU 520 Education and the Law

Today's schools are increasingly impacted, structured and managed according to laws and regulations. In this course, students learn the basis of legal terminology as related to cases and case law. Topics covered include regulation of public and private schools, church-state issues, rights of students and teachers, contracts, ADA accommodations and safety in the educational environment. Students also learn how politics influence the education system at the national and state level.