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EA 520 prepares educators to recognize, understand, and react to the key issues of Maine and federal law, state regulations and policies, legal agreements, and ethical standards that confront all educational leaders.    Major topics will include the following: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504, IDEIA and related special education and compensatory laws, NCLB, personnel administration and the law (recruiting, hiring, supervising, evaluating, disciplining, and terminating professional and staff employees), student records, student residency, and student protection.

Required Text:   La Morte, M. (2012). School Law: Cases and concepts. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc. ISBN-13: 978-0137072477