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E-book, 169 pages
This guide provides busy K-12 school administrators with a synopsis of important court cases in education decided during 2010-2011. Each chapter contains anecdotal summaries of the most important cases and includes a summary of what these decisions mean to school administrators. Cases selected cover topics most relevant for school administrators such as student rights, employee rights, students with disabilities, tort liability, and school governance.
Chapter 1 - Introduction: Schools and the American Legal System
Chapter 2 - Noncertified Employee Rights
Chapter 3 - Noncertified Employees: Employment Terms
Chapter 4 - Teacher & Administrator Employment Rights
Chapter 5 - Teacher & Administrator Employment Terms
Chapter 6 - Student Rights
Chapter 7 - Other Legal Issues Involving Students
Chapter 8 - Students with Disabilities
Chapter 9 - Tort Liability
Chapter 10 - School District Governance & Finance
Chapter 11 - School District Operations
Chapter 12 - Charter & Alternative Schools