EDL 9320 LEGAL ISSUES IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (1 credit)
School Leaders have an obligation to know the rights of students with disabilities and the laws and policies that protect those rights. This course will focus on the mandatory requirements of Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) of 2004; the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, amended in 2008 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 504 along with program mandates and the case law that protects these students.
The mission of the Department of Educational Leadership is to develop effective visionary, intellectual, and moral leaders who can cause positive change in education to promote the success of all students. The department's degree and endorsement programs have a distinctive metropolitan education orientation. The Department of Educational Leadership offers a master of science degree (MS) as well as non-degree administration endorsement programs for students who have completed a master's degree.