Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Child and Family Law Courses

669: Education Law and Policy (Online)

Credit Hours



This course explores some  of the challenging legal and practical issues confronting education in America, including the the uncertain boundaries between public and private education, the constitutional and statutory rights of students, including equal access and treatment, the increasingly fluid constitutional and statutory rights of teachers, and the structure of educational governance, including the role of the federal government, local control, school board powers and even strategic planning.