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Law Sources for Students and Educators: Websites for Educators

This guide was created to provide information for educators, students, and families on a wide variety of legal topics. Kids, be sure to check out our Celebration of the Month Tab. It gives information about the law with a theme that changes every month.

Websites of Interest

The websites listed to the right have a wide variety of useful information for educators. The websites cover a range of issues such as Copyright Law to the No Child Left Behind Act.

To find out what information is covered by a website, hover your cursor over the link and detail about the website will be displayed. After you click on the link you would like to navigate, a new window will open with the website that you chose being displayed.

For an introduction to a variety of legal topics, including constitutional law issues such as free speech, you can visit the Law@Work LibGuide created by Dr. Matthew Kenny here.

Federal Educational Law

Education law is controlled, in large part, by the Federal Government. These websites provide information about the various sources of Federal law that impact educators and their students.

Law Concerning Students with Disabilities

These sources provide information concerning the laws for students with disabilities.

Copyright Law

Copyright law is a major concern for educators of all kinds and at all grade levels. These websites provide guidance on how to better navigate the complex maze that is copyright law.

State Education Law

These websites will allow you to find information on the states' education agencies.