Law in the Schools

Law in the Schools

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For graduate-level courses in School Law and Education Law. Also suitable as a quick-reference book for school administrators.This book provides educators with information that will enable them to recognize and address potential legal problems, empower them to make informed judgments and decisions, and alert them when legal counsel should be sought. It thoroughly covers the legal principles governing American schools and discusses the origin and development of laws pertaining to schools. Updated to reflect the latest new statutes and Supreme Court decisions, this edition will heighten the reader's appreciation of how law results from the interaction of educational policy and legal principles.show more

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  • Hardback | 432 pages
  • 180.34 x 223.52 x 25.4mm | 884.5g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 5th edition
  • 0130305464
  • 9780130305466

Table of contents

1. Education Under the American Legal System. 2. Public Schools: Programs and Services. 3. Public Schools: Religion-Related Problems. 4. Tort Liability Under State Law. 5. Professional Employees: Rights and Obligations. 6. Personal Civil Rights-Teachers. 7. Student Rights and Discipline. 8. The Pyramid of Discrimination Remedies. 9. Private Education: Alternatives to Public Schools. Selected Provisions-Constitutions of the United States. Glossary. Table of Cases. Index.show more

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