Minnesota Education Laws
Whether you're a student or the parent of a student, it's important to know your rights under state education laws. Minnesota has a number of laws covering a wide range of education topics, including the privacy of school records, prayer in public school, compulsory education, and corporal punishment in schools. For example, under Minnesota's corporal punishment law, public school teachers and administrators are prohibited from using physical discipline in the classroom, but may use force if necessary to protect students from a threat. If you have a question about education law in Minnesota or are just interested in learning more, FindLaw's Minnesota Education Laws section is a great place to start.