Education Law, Policy & Practice, Cases & Materials / Edition 1

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To give your students a full understanding of education law, you need to address the political and practical issues alongside the legal doctrine. This thoughtful new coursebook accomplishes that goal through careful integration of practice and policy. When you examine this new offering, be sure to notice its:

  • solid coverage of the key cases and statutes, plus thoughtful notes and questions where the authors challenge students to scrutinize the political and philosophical assumptions underlying education law
  • consistent integration of political, financial, and practical issues involved in education law
  • teachable mix of key cases, materials, and effective author-written text
  • successful macro organization that places topics into an integrated framework and brings cohesion to the subject
  • practicums in each section to give students experience applying the law in realistic situations
  • primary focus on federal law, with appropriate coverage of significant state interpretations
  • helpful Teacher's Manual that provides a clear synopsis for every case in the book, answers to questions at the end of cases, strategies for discussing and resolving the practicums, additional teaching techniques, and alternative syllabi
The book examines all the major issues of education law:
  • boundaries of public and private education and church and state relations
  • school governance and the tensions between federal power and local control
  • the rights and responsibilities of students, including equal protection, affirmative action, and special education
  • the educational environment and its liabilities
  • the rights and responsibilities of teachers
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735540385
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 10/7/2004
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 896
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.28 (h) x 1.48 (d)

Table of Contents

Contents xi
Preface xxv
Acknowledgments xxvii
Section I Introduction 1
1 An Overview of the Book: The Integration of Education Law, Policy and Practice 3
2 The Structure of American Education Law, Finance, Practice and Policy 7
Section II The Parameters of Public Education: Public and Private, Church and State 25
3 The Limits of Public Education 27
4 The Right to a Public Education and the Equitable Distribution of Public, Educational Resources 65
5 The Establishment Clause and the Lemon Test: Public Resources for Religious Education 133
6 The Decline of Lemon and Entanglement, and the Rise of Private Choice and Vouchers 169
7 Religious Observance in the Public School 203
8 The Use of School Facilities 267
Section III The Legal and Practical Aspects of Public School Governance 301
9 The Legal Structure of School Governance 303
10 The Legal and Practical Mechanics of School Board Governance 369
Section IV The Rights and Responsibilities of Students 407
11 Equal Educational Opportunities 409
12 The Rights of Students 535
13 Students with Educational Disabilities 603
Section V The Educational Environment 665
14 Traditional Common Law Torts in the Educational Environment 667
15 Evolving Duties in the Educational Environment 697
Section VI The Rights and Responsibilities of Teachers 739
16 The Constitutional and Statutory Rights of Teachers 741
17 The Professional and Contractual Responsibilities of Teachers 817
Appendices 833
Appendix A The United States Constitution 835
Appendix B Federal Statutes Governing Education 837
Appendix C Representative State Constitutional Provisions Governing Education 855
Appendix D Representative State Teacher Certification and Tenure Requirements 857
Appendix E Education Resources and Websites 863
Table of Cases 873
Index 883
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