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LAWS 4492 Seminar in Law and Education Reform (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This interdisciplinary seminar addresses the role of law in education reform and the relationship between law and social science in efforts to promote educational attainment in the nations elementary and secondary schools. The primary focus will be contemporary education reform issues, including educator quality, access to meaningful opportunity to learn, curriculum control, and student, teacher, administrator, and parental rights. The focus of the course will be inquiry on the role of law in school reform, the limits of law-based education reform, and the consequences of statutory requirements for scientific evidence-based approaches to education programs.

Schedule: Biennially

Instructor(s): Diana Pullin

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: ELHE7609


Last Updated: 24-Jun-17