Nov 30, 2020  
ARCHIVED 2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDN 522 - Navigating Special Education and School Law

3.00 credit hours
This course focuses on an analysis of selected general legal principles, case and statute law and lawmaking agencies that impact schools, educational leaders and subgroups such as English Language Learners and students with disabilities. Federal and state constitutions and statutes, and case law will be related to the responsibilities of teachers, principals, supervisors, central office administrators, superintendents and school board members. Candidates will become familiar with the significant legal issues affecting today's delivery of educational services to all students, including students with disabilities and English Language Learners. Students will become informed about professional codes of ethics, the process and management of litigation, policy development at the district level and constitutional, statutory and regulatory provisions that bear on the operation of a school district.

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