Prerequisites: 01:552.

This course examines the impact of common, statute, and case law, as well as regulations, on education and schools. An exploration of the legal context of school administration provides an understanding of the rights and responsibilities of students, parents, teachers, administrators, and employers. Students will also examine the responsibility of the educational system to meet the needs of children and youth so as to prevent their engagement in criminalized activities.

Credit cannot be held for both this course and 01:549.

3 lecture hours per term, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 01:558 in the BU Course Transfer Database.