American Public School Law / Edition 4by Kern Alexander, M. David Alexander, M. David Alexander
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. Over 1300 citations and school law case excerpts are included.
Table of ContentsTable of Cases. Preface. 1. The Legal System. 2. Historical Perspective. 3. Role of the Federal Government. 4. Governance of Public Schools. 5. Church and State. 6. School Attendance. 7. The Instructional Program. 8. Student Rights. 9. Rights of Handicapped Children. 10. Desegregation. 11. Torts. 12. Defamation and Student Records. 13. Governmental Immunity from Liability. 14. Certification, Contracts, and Tenure. 15. Teacher Rights and Freedoms. 16. Due Process Rights of Teachers. 17. Discrimination in Employment. 18. Collective Bargaining. 19. Finance. 20. Property. 21. Emerging Issues. Appendixes.
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