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Education Law (K-12) -- Contemporary Issues In Public Education (5302)

This course is intended to introduce law students to the law and policy relating to public education (K-12) in the United States. The course will examine the authority of the state to compel attendance, regulate the contents of curriculum, the control and discipline of students and teachers, the relationship between public schools and religion, freedom of expression, tort liability, maltreatment of minors, equal education opportunity under Title IX, Title VI, bilingual education statutes and the educational rights of disabled children.

Grading: Exam

Credits: 2

Offered: e/o Fall

Subject Areas: Constitutional Law and Civil Rights, Government Practice, Torts

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