School Law: Cases and Concepts / Edition 9

School Law: Cases and Concepts / Edition 9

by Michael W. Lamorte, Michael W. La Morte
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205509290

ISBN-13: 9780205509294

Pub. Date: 02/26/2007

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

This text examines is written for K-12 educators and others who have little background in school law and need to know the sources of law under which educators operate. It focuses on an understanding of legal rationale and principles that inform practice.

Relevant case law, statutory law, constitutional provisions, and commentary are provided to develop a basic

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Overview

This text examines is written for K-12 educators and others who have little background in school law and need to know the sources of law under which educators operate. It focuses on an understanding of legal rationale and principles that inform practice.

Relevant case law, statutory law, constitutional provisions, and commentary are provided to develop a basic understanding of school law issues and the legal rationale underpinning such law. Broad legal concepts such as due process, equal protection, freedom of expression, the wall separating church and state, and reasonable search are stressed to help professional educators gain a better understanding of the legal landscape in which they operate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205509294
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
02/26/2007
Series:
Pearson Custom Education Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 9.27(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Cases
Preface
A Note to Users of This Text
1Educational Governance: Source of Law and the Courts1
ISources of Law3
IIThe American Judicial System14
2Schools and the State19
ICompulsory Attendance19
IIReligion in the Schools28
IIIUse of Facilities69
IVAid to Nonpublic Schools76
VSchool Fees80
VIHealth Services84
3Students and the Law89
IFreedom of Expression90
IISuspension, Expulsion, and Disciplinary Transfer113
IIICorporal Punishment129
IVSearch of Students and Lockers135
VDress and Grooming146
VIPregnancy, Parenthood, and Marriage152
VIIParticipation in Extracurricular Activities154
VIIISchool Punishment for Out-of-School Offenses163
4Teachers and the Law166
INonrenewal and Dismissal166
IIFreedom of Expression173
IIIAcademic Freedom184
IVDrug Testing197
VDress198
VITeacher as Exemplar203
VIIEmployment Discrimination228
VIIITeacher Bargaining251
IXPolitical Activities259
5School Desegregation262
IHistorical Perspective263
IIDesegregation in the South279
IIICurrent Desegregation Issues289
IVEpilogue309
6Individuals with Disabilities and the Law311
IThe Individuals with Disabilities Education Act313
IISection 504 of the Rehabilitation Act335
IIIThe Americans with Disabilities Act348
7School Finance Issues350
ISchool Finance Reform350
IIChoice374
8Educator and School District Liability384
ISchool District Immunity384
IIEducator Liability400
IIIDuties of Supervision402
IVParental Consent407
VMalpractice407
VIInsurance409
App. AAnalyzing a Court Decision411
App. BAn Introduction to Research in School Law414
App. CThe Constitution of the United States of America - Edited424
App. DStatutory Material430
Glossary443
Index449

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