Key Legal Issues for Schools: The Ultimate Resource for School Business Officials

Key Legal Issues for Schools: The Ultimate Resource for School Business Officials

by Charles Russo
     
 

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Twelve contributions from educational leaders and school law specialists consider legal issues commonly encountered by school business officials. The first part of the book covers school management issues such as budgeting, transportation, and negligence. The second section focuses on the rights of employees and students and addresses topics such as the Individuals… See more details below

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Twelve contributions from educational leaders and school law specialists consider legal issues commonly encountered by school business officials. The first part of the book covers school management issues such as budgeting, transportation, and negligence. The second section focuses on the rights of employees and students and addresses topics such as the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act and the place of religion in public education. Editor Russo teaches education and law at the U. of Dayton. The volume is not indexed. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Editorial Reviews

ERS E-Bulletin
This collection of essays on legal issues is designed to keep school business officials (SB's) up to date in matters of education law.
Suzanne Eckes
The new edition of Key Legal Issues for Schools is written by experts in the field who present the material in a concise format for busy administrators. The topics are relevant, timely and well organized. Updates to the third edition include new policies and cases about finance, transportation, facilities, evaluation, negligence and a myriad of other important issues that school business officers confront on a daily basis.
Robert J. Safransky
Do you and your fellow school business officials want and need accurate and up-to-date guidance on managing your district’s business affairs? This book has fourteen chapters written to guide you and ensure that you make decisions based on solid legal principles.
Robert C. Cloud
Key Legal Issues for Schools: The Ultimate Resource for School Business Officials is a complete and reliable guide for all school leaders, particularly those who administer budgets and distribute resources. Written and edited by an impressive team of experts in educational policy and law, the text clarifies the impact of current law on key administrative functions and highlights best practices for officials who function in a litigious environment. This is an excellent resource for school leaders intent on serving the public efficiently and effectively, while avoiding costly and disruptive litigation. I recommend the text highly and will use it in my classes.
School Administrator Magazine
This book would be highly useful as a textbook for administrative law classes because it is written in language that is easily understood and it provides examples or recommendations for complex subjects.
Reference and Research Book News
Twelve contributions from educational leaders and school law specialists consider legal issues commonly encountered by school business officials. The first part of the book covers school management issues such as budgeting, transportation, and negligence. The second section focuses on the rights of employees and students and addresses topics such as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the place of religion in public education.
School Administrator
This book would be highly useful as a textbook for administrative law classes because it is written in language that is easily understood and it provides examples or recommendations for complex subjects.
Ers E-Bulletin
This collection of essays on legal issues is designed to keep school business officials (SB's) up to date in matters of education law.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578863433
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
10/04/2005
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Robert J. Safransky
Do you and your fellow school business officials want and need accurate and up-to-date guidance on managing your district’s business affairs? This book has fourteen chapters written to guide you and ensure that you make decisions based on solid legal principles.
Robert C. Cloud
Key Legal Issues for Schools: The Ultimate Resource for School Business Officials is a complete and reliable guide for all school leaders, particularly those who administer budgets and distribute resources. Written and edited by an impressive team of experts in educational policy and law, the text clarifies the impact of current law on key administrative functions and highlights best practices for officials who function in a litigious environment. This is an excellent resource for school leaders intent on serving the public efficiently and effectively, while avoiding costly and disruptive litigation. I recommend the text highly and will use it in my classes.
Suzanne Eckes
The new edition of Key Legal Issues for Schools is written by experts in the field who present the material in a conciseformat for busy administrators. The topics are relevant, timely and well organized. Updates to the thirdedition include new policies and cases about finance, transportation, facilities, evaluation, negligence and a myriad of other important issuesthat school business officers confront on a daily basis.

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