This single-volume treatise concisely summarizes the law, suggests trends and issues of concern, and provides practical advice for education lawyers, administrators, school board members, and teachers.
Addresses legal principles applicable to practitioners in a comprehensive manner, avoiding the extensive use of legal terms while still providing thorough documentation for further exploration of issues.
This text outlines legal issues that affect the organization and administration of schools in the US. It addresses such issues as religion, teacher freedom, discrimination, desegregation, school finance, No Child Left Behind, bullying, the Pledge of Allegiance, the PATRIOT Act, intelligent design, charter schools, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
This reference is organized into five main parts: Perspectives and Foundations; The College and Its Governing Board and Staff; The College and Its Faculty; The College and Its Students; and The College and the Outside World.