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E-book, 183 pages
This guide provides busy K-12 school administrators with a synopsis of important court cases in education decided during 2011-2012. Each chapter contains summaries of the most important cases and includes a commentary on what these decisions mean to school administrators, written by experts in the field of education law. Cases selected cover relevant topics such as student rights, employee rights, students with disabilities, tort liability, and school governance.
Chapter 1 - Introduction: Schools and the American Legal System - Allen G. Osborne, Jr., Ed.D. and Nathan M. Roberts, J.D., Ph.D.
Chapter 2 - Noncertified Employee Rights - Charles G. Hiscock, Ed.D.
Chapter 3 - Noncertified Employees: Employment Terms - Nathan M. Roberts, J.D., Ph.D.
Chapter 4 - Teacher & Administrator Employment Rights - Susan G. Clark, Ph.D., J.D.
Chapter 5 - Teacher & Administrator Employment Terms - Todd DeMitchell, Ed.D.
Chapter 6 - Student Rights - Richard Fossey, J.D., Ed.D.
Chapter 7 - Other Legal Issues Involving Students - Jennifer Sughrue, Ph.D.
Chapter 8 - Students with Disabilities - Allen G. Osborne, Jr., Ed.D. and Lois Berlin, Ed.D.
Chapter 9 - Tort Liability - Gretchen Oltman, J.D., Ph.D. and Mark Lineberg, Ed.D.
Chapter 10 - School District Governance & Finance - Christine Kiracofe, Ed.D.
Chapter 11 - School District Operations - Mark Paige, J.D., Ph.D.
Chapter 12 - Charter & Alternative Schools - Belinda M. Cambre, J.D., Ph.D.