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The Principal's Legal Handbook, 6th Edition

Janet R. Decker, Maria M. Lewis, Elizabeth A. Shaver, Ann E. Blankenship-Knox, Mark A. Paige, eds. (2017) (6th ed.)


Softcover, 840 pages
Monograph #96     ISBN-13: 978-1-56534-178-4

The Principal’s Legal Handbook, 6th Edition pools the experience and expertise of over sixty scholars and practitioners, providing readers with important recent legal changes affecting schools today, and helping to translate the law for education professionals who do not have a legal background.

Each chapter in this new edition – a substantial revision of Education Law Association’s best-selling 5th edition, published in 2013 – highlights the most critical issues and provides practical recommendations, followed by listings of cases and key words discussed in the chapter.

  • Students and the Law
  • Special Education and the Law
  • Teachers and the Law
  • Schools and the Law