Educators' Guide to School Law 2012 (ebook)

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$29.99 each

Co-Editors: Allan G. Osborne, Jr. & Nathan M. Roberts (2012)

E-book, 169 pages

ISBN-10: 1-56534-152-X

ISBN-13: 978-1-56534-152-4

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.

Table of Contents

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