College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDLE 612: Education Law

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credit hours: 3


Provides legal foundations of U.S. public schools. Examines general principles of statutory and case law, and applies judicial decisions to educational environments. Focuses on legal responsibilities, constraints, and opportunities of public school officials. Includes component of Special Education law. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDLE 620B-, 690B- and 791IP.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.
IP Requires minimum grade of IP.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education Leadership.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

  • Fall 2020, Section: 601, CRN 83372, Format: Hybrid, Instructor: Regina Biggs
  • Fall 2020, Section: 602, CRN 83360, Format: Hybrid, Instructor: Eileen Gallagher
  • Fall 2020, Section: DL1, CRN 72724, Format: Online, Instructor: Regina Biggs
Prior Sections (partial list)