EDUCATION LAW
(LAWI-4017) - 2 UNITS

This course involves an analysis of the legal issues associated with K-12 (elementary and secondary) education. Topics include: the right to a public education, students' rights (due process, Fourth Amendment, freedom of speech/expression), religion and schools, educational equality related to race and poverty, public school funding, special education, No Child Left Behind, and public school choice (vouchers and charter schools). The course will also provide exposure to diverse legal careers in public education.

Prerequisites:
None