Dec 06, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2014-15 
Graduate Catalog 2014-15 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDLD 6760 - How Schools Work: Organization, Finance and Legal Systems

This course includes the study of the overall structure of how public schools are organized and administered, including laws and financial issues affecting teachers. Topics will include the study of legislation, regulatory guidelines, and court decisions as related to operation of educational programs concerning teachers. Topics will include teacher rights, classroom issues, speech and publications, searches Tenure Act, termination procedures and FERPA. In addition, the course will include school finance topics such as state aid, property taxes, cash flow, and budgetary impacts on student achievement.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to Graduate students only.

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