Federal vs. State law
Education law is-Is a law for schools and also teachers. It is the rights of Americans to have a public education and also for those students who attend private schools.Federal law is- is a body of law at the highest or national level of a federal government, consisting of a constitution, enacted laws and the court decisions pertaining to them.
State law-is the Passed by state legislature and signed into law by state governor with jurisdiction in one of the 50 U.S. states. Federal laws sometimes conflict with state laws and will either supersede them or law will be challenged in a federal court.
Federal Laws Regarding Education
Federal laws give funding to schools only if they follows what their regularities.
- Federal also gives money to school districts that have a yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind, or to school districts who meet the "Race to the Top" criteria.
-The same access to education
-Giving a safeguard to students and teachers because of the constitutional ways. (Help them from any harm)
-Federal government evaluates each school district by looking at the “National Assessment of Educational Progress (NEAP)”
-There are Federal agencies like the National Science Foundation and also the Department of Education that publish recommended teaching strategies and materials for the teachers to be able to show. The states and also the local governments allowed to use what was recommended or they can also ignore the recommendations just depends on how they would like to us it. If the state does no use the strategies their will be no funding will be awarded if the school district adopts these practices.
State Laws Regarding Education
-States laws will do what is best for our state. The state can choose to follow Federal Laws or not.If the State does not follow the Federal requirements that state/school wont receive any funding.
-You can leave school at age 16-17
-You have to graduate
-According to our state Prayers are aloud at school (Moment of silence)
-Can address dress code
Education For Slavery Before The Civil War.
- Their was a law like the one that was passed in 1740 to South Carolina that said that slaves couldn't be taught to write neither be employed as writing, they can have serious consequences and against the law. If any person taught slaves or helped slaves to be taught to write, or has used any slave as a scribe, in any kind of manner of writing whatsoever every such person or persons for every such offense should pay the sum of one hundred pounds, current money.
-Their was also another law passed by Virginia in 1819 saying that if their are any king of meetings for the slaves, or for the free Negroes or mulattoes mixing that are getting associating with slaves at any meeting at someones house in the night or day. Even at any school that is teaching them to read or writing, either in the day or night. The should be "deemed and considered an unlawful assembly; and any justice of a county, etc., wherein such assemblage shall be, either from his own knowledge or the information of others, of such unlawful assemblage, etc., may issue his warrant, directed to any sworn officer or officers, authorizing him or them to enter the house or houses where such unlawful assemblages, etc, may be, for the purpose of apprehending or dispersing such slaves, and to inflict corporal punishment on the offender or offenders, at the discretion of any justice of the peace, not exceeding twenty lashes.”
Education After The Civil War
Like the (Federal agency which was created in the 1865) The organization called Freedman's Bureau was formed which worked to secure educational right for slaves who had just been freed.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was formed in 1934 to be able to get right for colored people.
Congress created the Department Of Education in 1867 Its purpose was to be able to collect information and statistics about the nation's schools. But because the Department would be taking too much control over the local schools. They have decided that the new "Department was demoted to an Office of Education in 1868."
Their was mandatory attendance policy that was created so that schools would protect their students and also give them a education.
Little Rock Nine
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Rock_Nine for the picture