Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

EDCI 8010 Fin, Legal & Eth Issues K-12

Prerequisite: EDCI 8005. This comprehensive finance and school law course is designed to provide school personnel with the knowledge to understand budgeting and legal and ethical issues facing schools and districts as well as practical skills to avoid unwanted litigation. Topics include the basics of school and district funding, budgeting practices, school business operations, basic principles of accounting and accountability, federal and state school law, and financial and legal issues that impact the operation of public schools. Ethical standards for professional educators are an integral part of this course.