Class Restriction And Registration Summary


ESS 30605 - Section 01: Education Law and Policy (CRN 16734)
Long Title: Education Law and Policy

Course Description:
This course focuses on selected legal and policy issues related to K-12 education in the United States. A central theme is the intersection of K-12 schooling and the state, with a particular focus on Constitutional issues of religious freedom and establishment, student speech and privacy, parental choice, educational opportunity, and education reform trends such as charter schools and accountability measures. Questions examined over the course of the semester include:What are the most basic obligations of the state with regard to its regulation of K-12 education? What are the most basic rights of parents in this regard?In what ways does the 1st Amendment protect - and limit - the speech and privacy rights of K-12 schoolchildren?In what ways may the state accommodate K-12 schools with an explicitly religious character? What are the Constitutional requirements with regard to religious speech or expression within K-12 public schools?To what degree is the principle of equality manifest in the form of educational opportunity? How has this changed over time?In what ways have education reform trends such as charter schooling and increased accountability changed the policy landscape of K-12 education?

Associated Term: Fall Semester 2018
Campus: Main
Credits: 3
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course may not be repeated

Must be enrolled in one of the following Minor(s):
Educ, Schooling and Society (MEDS)
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
Employee Non-Degree (EM) ,  St. Mary's College (SM) ,  Undergraduate Non-Degree (UD) ,  Undergraduate (UG)
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:
Main (M)

Course Attributes:
ESEI - MEDS Education-Focused ,  ZTST - Final exam

Registration Availability (Overflow: Off )
  Maximum Actual Remaining
TOTAL 12 11 1

Crosslist Information
Class Information Maximum Actual Remaining
POLS  30154 01, CRN 16519   8 6 2
CNST  30402 01, CRN 16718   1 1 0
ESS  30605 01, CRN 16734  (Primary) 12 11 1
HESB  30568 01, CRN 16770   1 0 1
Total 22 18 4