EDA 70500 Advanced School Law

This course is offered periodically as a tutorial on an as needed basis. Students will be asked to construct a research-based paper which may be related to their dissertation topic or another topic of student interest. If appropriate, the paper may be used in the dissertation.Constitutional, statutory, and case law that relates to all staff personnel, students, school districts and other allied governmental units is investigated, analyzed and discussed. Special emphasis is given to the study of contracts, dismissals, tenure, retirement, pupil injuries, liability of school personnel, and school district and board members' legal rights and responsibilities.

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