American Public School Law / Edition 4

American Public School Law / Edition 4

by Kern Alexander, M. David Alexander, M. David Alexander
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314203346

ISBN-13: 9780314203342

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This popular and well-known textbook provides a comprehensive view of the law that governs the state schools systems of the United States. It presents and discusses legal cases concerned with the multitude of issues facing the public school system, including such issues as teaching diverse student populations, teacher rights, and the role of the Federal government.…  See more details below

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This popular and well-known textbook provides a comprehensive view of the law that governs the state schools systems of the United States. It presents and discusses legal cases concerned with the multitude of issues facing the public school system, including such issues as teaching diverse student populations, teacher rights, and the role of the Federal government. Over 1300 citations and school law case excerpts are included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314203342
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Series:
Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
895
Product dimensions:
7.82(w) x 10.29(h) x 1.37(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Cases

Ch. 1 The Legal System 1

Ch. 2 Historical Perspective of Public Schools 21

Ch. 3 Role of the Federal Government 69

Ch. 4 Governance of Public Schools 115

Ch. 5 Church and State 171

Ch. 6 School Attendance 290

Ch. 7 The Instructional Program 344

Ch. 8 Student Rights: Speech, Expression, and Privacy 413

Ch. 9 Student Rights: Common Law, Constitutional Due Process, and Statutory Protections 501

Ch. 10 Rights of Students with Disabilities 561

Ch. 11 Tort Liability 638

Ch. 12 Defamation and Student Records 690

Ch. 13 School District Liability 730

Ch. 14 Certification, Contracts, and Tenure 777

Ch. 15 Teacher Rights and Freedoms 827

Ch. 16 Due Process Rights of Teachers 887

Ch. 17 Discrimination in Employment 919

Ch. 18 Collective Bargaining 982

Ch. 19 Desegregation of Public Schools 1018

Ch. 20 School Finance 1070

Ch. 21 School Property and Buildings 1119

App. A Selected Constitutional Provisions 1144

App. B Selected Federal Statutes 1148

App. C Public Schools Provisions in State Constitutions 1160

App. D Glossary of Terms 1166

Index 1171

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