Course Description

Education Law - LAW790
3 Credits

This course offers a survey of the legal issues that arise in the school context with respect to both students and teachers. The topics considered may include compulsory attendance laws; residency requirements; control of the curriculum by parents and teachers; sex, age, and race classification; students’ and teachers’ procedural and substantive due process rights; teachers’ collec-tive bargaining rights; equality in public school financing; ability grouping of students and special education; religion in school; and state aid to private religious schools. (No prerequisite.)