EDAD 7307 Law, Religion and Public Policy

Attention will be given to the role of religion in public education, with special attention to legislative and judicial guidelines. We will also review major court decisions affecting school prayer, presentation of religious texts, teaching of religious topics, religious music and programs, etc. Moreover, we will study government funding of private religious education, especially court decisions that define the rules. Finally, we will explore legal rights and responsibilities of school administrators and other school personnel.




Graduate (Education)