Graduate Course Catalog 2009-2011
COURSE: 51-538 School Law for Administrators (3)
This course covers the legal foundations of educational institutions in America. Particular emphasis is placed on the evolving roles, responsibilities and relationships of school administrators and agencies. Lighthouse cases and legislation are examined in detail, from "Old Deluder Satan" to current school finance and special education suits. Emphasis is placed on the balance of local, state and federal roles in educational matters.