The Principal's Quick-Reference Guide to School Law: Reducing Liability, Litigation, and Other Potential Legal Tangles / Edition 2

The Principal's Quick-Reference Guide to School Law: Reducing Liability, Litigation, and Other Potential Legal Tangles / Edition 2

by Dennis R. Dunklee, Robert J. Shoop
     
 

Minimize site-based risk while respecting the legal rights of students, staff, and parents!

These recognized school law experts translate the intricacies of school law into proactive day-to-day leadership practice. This second edition contains programmatic guidance for other school district personnel, "management cues" and "risk management guidelines," a

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Overview

Minimize site-based risk while respecting the legal rights of students, staff, and parents!

These recognized school law experts translate the intricacies of school law into proactive day-to-day leadership practice. This second edition contains programmatic guidance for other school district personnel, "management cues" and "risk management guidelines," a comprehensive index, and references to landmark court cases, coverage of the No Child Left Behind Act, and information on state-created danger and deliberate indifference. School administrators can quickly find guidance on issues such as:

  • Staff selection and evaluation
  • Student rights and discipline
  • Special education and IDEA regulations
  • Copyright law
  • Search and seizure
  • Sexual harassment and exploitation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412925945
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/27/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Charles J. Russo
Preface
Advisement
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
1. Preventitive Law: Developing Risk and Crisis Management Programs
2. The School and the Legal Environment
3. The No Child Left Behind Act: Implications of NCLB on Local Schools
4. Constitutional and Statutory Foundations of Staff Selection, Contracting, and Evaluation
5. Teachers' Constitutional Rights, Terms, and Conditions of Employment
6. Students’ Rights
7. Student Discipline
8. The Principal’s Responsibilities in Providing Special Education Services
9. Academic Issues and Student Records
10. Copyright Law
11. Search and Seizure
12. The Principal’s Responsibilities in Program Management
13. Sexual Harassment
14. Danger Creation
15. The Principal’s Tort Liability for Negligence as Applied to Expected Duty and Standards of Care
Index

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