Education Law

This course surveys the law governing K-12 schools in the United States.  Topics covered will be determined to some extent by student interest, but we will cover at least to some extent school governance, basic school finance, the regulation of student and faculty speech, the regulation of religious expression, the education of children with disabilities, the regulation of private schools, homeschooling, and school choice.

Students must write some combination of weekly response papers and a final paper.  The course may be used to fulfill the JD writing requirement. 

 

Credits: 2

Type: LEC

Does this course satisfy the writing requirement? Yes