EDUCATION 519. Issues, Laws and Trends in Education

Three Credits

(Students who have previously taken either ED 514 or ED 518 may not register for ED 519.)

This course will focus on an examination of school law at the federal, state and local levels through review, discussion and analysis of court decisions that affect educational institutions. The study of school law and American education will be centered on contemporary issues with consideration given to historical perspectives, accountability issues and future trends. Topics will include legal and ethical issues in instructional delivery systems and the functions of education.

Required for the Classroom Technology, Educational Development & Strategies, and Special Education Programs for students beginning courses in Fall 2007.