Educational law includes the financial responsibility of an educational institution or district. This includes the funding sources that school systems utilize to acquire resources and how funds are disseminated. Educational leaders who manage the financial obligations of the educational institution or districts must understand the laws that govern the use and dissemination of money. The misuse of resources, intentional or unintentional, could lead to consequences, such as criminal liability and loss of employment or license.
To prepare for the Discussion, click on the link to the Grand City Community. Search the Grand City Public High School and locate the segment titled “Case Study: Accusation of Financial Irregularities.” Consider how you, as the superintendent, might address the situation that is presented.
Post an explanation of the steps you would take as the superintendent to effectively investigate the situation presented. Identify a current educational law or policy in your district that relates to this situation, and explain how you would ensure you are following this law or policy in this scenario. Finally, explain any legal or ethical implications if the law or policy is not followed.
Note: Please use APA 6th edition format. Do not forget to list your references and you must include the in-text citations. Also please use current (meaning within the past 2 years) scholarly journal articles as references. Thanks.