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Free Speech Issues in Public Schools

Self-paced

$500 Enroll

Full course description

In today's dynamic educational landscape, understanding the complexities of constitutional rights and the First Amendment's role in public schools is more critical than ever. The Free Speech Issues in Public Schools course is designed to empower educators, administrators and legal professionals like you with the insights and expertise needed to navigate this evolving terrain effectively.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You’ll gain a thorough understanding of the constitutional provisions, federal laws and pivotal court cases shaping public school policies. In addition, you'll learn to apply legal principles and concepts to real-life scenarios, equipping you with the skills to make informed decisions and develop policies that proactively support the rights of all stakeholders in public schools.

Plus, by staying updated on contemporary issues like speech in schools, social media, book bans, cyberbullying and more, you'll be better prepared to address challenges in today's educational environment.

By the end of this course, you will earn a certificate attesting to your knowledge and skills gained to:

  • Identify the constitutional provisions, federal laws and relevant court cases that govern public schools.
  • Analyze contemporary issues impacting public schools.
  • Apply legal principles and concepts to real-world scenarios for informed decision-making.
  • Develop practices and policies that proactively support the rights and practices of public school stakeholders.
  • Communicate accurately about the rights and responsibilities of public school officials, teachers, parents and students.