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EDU 681 - Advanced School Law for Teachers

This course provides a broad legal background and helps teachers understand their rights and responsibilities, as well as, the rights of their students. This course covers preventative law as well as issues which are the greatest concern to teachers today—employment and tenure, teachers' rights, teacher discipline, teachers' legal responsibilities, negligence and defamation, students' rights, education of students with disabilities, student discipline and due process, discrimination and harassment, and religion. This course will also examine legal issues through an equity lens to help students recognize injustice and work to create a more socially just school and classroom.

Credit Hours: 3.00

Course Fees: $0.00

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