Teachers and the Law

Teachers and the Law, 9th edition

  • David Schimmel, 
  • Leslie R. Stellman, 
  • Cynthia K. Conlon, 
  • Louis Fischer

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Overview

Teachers and the Law presents a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to school law in a unique question-and-answer format. The authors' clear, jargon-free style is ideal for readers without a strong legal background, as it eliminates intimidating legal speak in favor of clear, simple explanations.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2015

ISBN-13: 9780137614196

Subject: Educational Leadership

Category: School Law

Table of contents

1. Teachers and the Legal System

PART ONE: THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF TEACHING
2. Do I Have a Contract?
3. How Secure Is My Employment?
4 . How Does Collective Bargaining Affect Me?
5. When Am I Liable?
6. What Constitutes Slander and Libel?
7. How Should I Deal with Child Abuse and Neglect?
8. How Does Copyright Law Affect Me?

PART TWO: TEACHERS' AND STUDENTS' RIGHTS
9. When Can Schools Restrict Teachers' Freedom of Expression?
10. When Can Schools Restrict Students' Freedom of Expression?
11. When Can Schools Limit Religious Freedom?
12. When Can Schools Limit Freedom of Association?
13. What Are My Rights to Due Process and to Privacy?
14. How Free Is My Personal Life?
15. Are Teachers and Students Protected against Racial Discrimination?
16. Are Teachers and Students Protected against Sex Discrimination?
17. Are There Special Rights for Students with Disabilities and Non-English-Speaking Students?
18. Who Controls Student Records?
19. Do Parents Have Choices in Educating Their Children?
20. When Can Schools Restrict Personal Appearance?
21. Emerging Legal Issues

Appendix A: Selected Provisions of the U.S. Constitution
Appendix B: Major Federal Laws Affecting Schools
Appendix C: Other Legal Resources for Teachers

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