Levin College of Law

Course Number: LAW 6930 Credits: 3

This course provides students with an introduction to the law relating to public schools (K-12), including the interplay of the U.S. Constitution, federal statutes, state, and local law.  It examines the parameters of public education (public and private, church and state), the right to a public education, the equitable distribution of public educational resources, equal education opportunity, the legal structure of school governance, desegregation, sexual harassment, students’ rights to expression, student disciplinary processes, search and seizure in public schools, educating students with disabilities, torts in the educational context, bullying, and the rights of teachers.