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Law and Ethics in Educational Leadership, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By David L. Stader

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Mar 6, 2012

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For graduate level Law and Ethics courses in Educational Leadership Programs

 

A user-friendly, coherent look at the study of legal issues in a real-world, problem-based approach that emphasizes the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for successful PK-12 leadership

 

In this real world, problem-based approach to law and ethics in educational leadership, the author emphasizes the knowledge, skills, and dispositions today’s educators need to be successful leaders. In a user-friendly, coherent approach to the study of legal issues, how changes in law and society impact decision, and how to apply ethical frameworks to future decision-making, David Stader encourages candidates to analyze, evaluate, and synthesize legal knowledge and ethical frameworks and then present their own views in a logical, coherent manner.

 

Included are case studies designed to expose PK-12 leadership candidates to the ambiguity presented by many of the problems they will face as school leaders; Power Points and a test bank that includes decision sets similar to the SLLA and ISLLC certification examination; an overview of several new U.S. Supreme Court decisions impacting PK-12 education; an emphasis on school safety issues; a look at student and employee use of social media; and an overview of student-on-student victimization, including sexual harassment, bullying, cyber-bullying, dating violence, and sexting

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: The Importance of Ethical and Legal Decision Making

 

CHAPTER 2: Legal Bodies Governing Education

 

CHAPTER 3: Education, Religion, and Community Values

 

CHAPTER 4: Student Privacy and First Amendment Rights

 

CHAPTER 5: Due Process and Safe Schools

 

CHAPTER 6: Student Search

 

CHAPTER 7: Equal Protection


CHAPTER 8: Children with Disabilities

 

CHAPTER 9: Tort Liability

 

CHAPTER 10: Teacher Employment, Supervision, and Collective Bargaining 

 

CHAPTER 11: Teacher Constitutional Law

 

CHAPTER 12: Computers and the Internet

 

CHAPTER 13: Law, Ethics, and Educational Leadership: Making the Connection

 

APPENDIX A: Amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America

 

GLOSSARY

 

INDEX

 

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$39.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-273330-4