ISBN-10:
0137072473
ISBN-13:
9780137072477
Pub. Date:
03/21/2011
Publisher:
Pearson
School Law: Cases and Concepts / Edition 10

School Law: Cases and Concepts / Edition 10

by Michael W. LaMorte, John P. Dayton

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ISBN-13: 9780137072477
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/21/2011
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 616,624
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Table of Cases

Preface

A Note to Users of This Text

Educational Governance: Sources of Law and the Courts

1. EDUCATIONAL GOVERNANCE: SOURCES OF LAW AND THE COURTS

Sources of Law

The American Judicial System

2. SCHOOLS AND THE STATE

Compulsory Attendance

Religion in the Schools

Use of Facilities

Aid to Nonpublic Schools

School Fees
Health Services

3. STUDENTS AND THE LAW

Freedom of Expression

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (Buckley Amendment)

Suspension, Expulsion, and Disciplinary Transfer

Corporal Punishment

Search of Students and Lockers

Student Appearance

Pregnancy, Parenthood, and Marriage

Participation in Extracurricular Activities

School Punishment for Out-of-School Offenses

4. TEACHERS AND THE LAW

Nonrenewal and Dismissal

Freedom of Expression

Academic Freedom

Drug Testing

Dress

Teacher as Exemplar

Employment Discrimination

Teacher Bargaining

Political Activities

5. SCHOOL DESEGREGATION

Historical Perspective

Early Desegregation in the South

Desegregation in the Non-Southern States

Recent Desegregation Issues

Epilogue

6. INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND THE LAW

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act

7. SCHOOL FINANCE and SCHOOL CHOICE ISSUES

School Finance Reform

Choice

8. EDUCATOR AND SCHOOL DISTRICT LIABILITY

General Principles Underlying Educator Liability

Liability under State Law

Liability under Federal Law

Parental Consent

Malpractice

Insurance

Questions

APPENDIX A–Analyzing a Court Decision

APPENDIX B–An Introduction to Research in School Law

APPENDIX C–The Constitution of the United States of America-Edited

APPENDIX D–Statutory Material

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978

Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

Age Discrimination in Employment Act Amendments of 1986

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974

Equal Access Act of 1984

Civil Rights, 42 U.S.C. § 1981-1983

Chapter 92 of the Massachusetts Acts of 2010

An Act Relative to Bullying in Schools

GLOSSARY

INDEX


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