220A1 sec. 001 - Education Law and Policy: Access, Discrimination, and Constitutional Litigation (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Christopher Edley, Jr. (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction
M 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
From August 17, 2020
To November 23, 2020
Course End: November 23, 2020
Class Number: 32764
Enroll Limit: 16
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM
This fall seminar will address several contemporary issues in elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education. Topics will include, among others: constitutional remedies for unequal school funding; the use of race and ethnicity in K-12 people assignment policies and college admissions; denial of access to education due to immigration status, English proficiency, or disability; sex discrimination; and the challenges of racial and hyper-segregation. There will be no casebook. Course materials will be available online through bCourses. Grades will be based, approximately equally, on (a) class participation, (b) a draft 10-15-page paper on an approved topic, and (c) the final paper, after instructor feedback. This is a law course, but with substantial public policy content.
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Instructor has indicated that no books will be assigned.