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Course Details

Course Code: EDUC670 Course ID: 2816 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course explores legal, ethical, and political issues related to PreK-12 U.S. education. Topics include NCLB/ESSA, district liability, rights of students and teachers, and issues related to employment and technology. Emphasis is given to federal and state statutes and case law affecting due process, liability, equal protection, and the rights of teachers and students in order to better understand risks and possible strategies to reduce those risks. Ethical and political contextual aspects are explored in relation to public education decision and policy making at the classroom and school levels. (Prerequisite: EDUC503)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
08/29/2022 - 02/03/2023 02/06/2023 - 04/02/2023 February Winter 2023 Session I 8 Week session
10/31/2022 - 03/31/2023 04/03/2023 - 05/28/2023 April Spring 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze the roles of federal, state, and local levels in the governance of education
  2. Apply legal principles to educational issues
  3. Access and apply legal documentation to educational issues
  4. Evaluate ethical principles as they pertain to educational issues

After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Analyze the roles of federal, state, and local levels in the governance of education
  2. Apply legal principles to educational issues
  3. Access and apply legal documentation to educational issues
  4. Evaluate ethical principles as they pertain to educational issues
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.