2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
    Dec 13, 2019  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 7203 - Policy and Law in School Organizations


(3 sem cr.) This course includes a study of selected general legal principles, case and statute law, and law-making agencies that impact leaders and their educational institutions. Key content areas include but are not limited to the legal status of the local school district; the role of federal, state, and local governments that  may apply; governance of schools; and policies, rules, and regulations. Educators in the course will also cover the legal rights, responsibilities, and obligations of administrators, teachers, students, parents, and school boards, community education, civil rights, collective bargaining, torts and contracts, and legal research, as well as the development of policy to meet regulations and other provisions.



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