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

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

by Michael J. Kaufman, Sherelyn R. Kaufman
     
 

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,
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    Overview

    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:
    10/07/2004
    Edition description:
    Older Edition
    Pages:
    896
    Product dimensions:
    7.30(w) x 10.28(h) x 1.48(d)

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    Table of Contents

    Contentsxi
    Prefacexxv
    Acknowledgmentsxxvii
    Section IIntroduction1
    1An Overview of the Book: The Integration of Education Law, Policy and Practice3
    2The Structure of American Education Law, Finance, Practice and Policy7
    Section IIThe Parameters of Public Education: Public and Private, Church and State25
    3The Limits of Public Education27
    4The Right to a Public Education and the Equitable Distribution of Public, Educational Resources65
    5The Establishment Clause and the Lemon Test: Public Resources for Religious Education133
    6The Decline of Lemon and Entanglement, and the Rise of Private Choice and Vouchers169
    7Religious Observance in the Public School203
    8The Use of School Facilities267
    Section IIIThe Legal and Practical Aspects of Public School Governance301
    9The Legal Structure of School Governance303
    10The Legal and Practical Mechanics of School Board Governance369
    Section IVThe Rights and Responsibilities of Students407
    11Equal Educational Opportunities409
    12The Rights of Students535
    13Students with Educational Disabilities603
    Section VThe Educational Environment665
    14Traditional Common Law Torts in the Educational Environment667
    15Evolving Duties in the Educational Environment697
    Section VIThe Rights and Responsibilities of Teachers739
    16The Constitutional and Statutory Rights of Teachers741
    17The Professional and Contractual Responsibilities of Teachers817
    Appendices833
    Appendix AThe United States Constitution835
    Appendix BFederal Statutes Governing Education837
    Appendix CRepresentative State Constitutional Provisions Governing Education855
    Appendix DRepresentative State Teacher Certification and Tenure Requirements857
    Appendix EEducation Resources and Websites863
    Table of Cases873
    Index883

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