School Law and the Public Schools is a practical, easy to read, comprehensive guide to the legal issues facing public schools in the U.S. today. An essential reference for all teachers, educational leaders, and policymakers at all levels, the book is organized and written in a style that is accessible to all, even those with little or no knowledge of the legal issues in education.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Legal Framework Affecting Public Schools
Chapter 2 Religion and the Public Schools
Chapter 3 Student Rights and Restrictions
Chapter 4 National Security and School Safety
Chapter 5 Individuals with Disabilities
Chapter 6 School Personnel and School District Liability
Chapter 7 Liability and Student Records
Chapter 8 Teacher Freedoms
Chapter 9 Discrimination in Employment
Chapter 10 Recruitment, Tenure, Dismissal, and Due Process
Chapter 11 The Instructional Program and School Attendance
Chapter 12 School Desegregation
Chapter 13 Public School Finance
Chapter 14 The Constitution of the United States of America
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