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School Law: Cases and Concepts, 10th edition

  • Michael W. LaMorte

Published by Pearson (March 7th 2011) - Copyright © 2012

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School Law: Cases and Concepts (Subscription)

ISBN-13: 9780133000603

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CONTENTS 

Table of Cases

Preface

A Note to Users of This Text

Educational Governance: Sources of Law and the Courts

 

1. EDUCATIONAL GOVERNANCE:  SOURCES OF LAW AND THE COURTS

    Sources of Law

    The American Judicial System

 

2. SCHOOLS AND THE STATE

    Compulsory Attendance

    Religion in the Schools

    Use of Facilities

    Aid to Nonpublic Schools

    School Fees
    Health Services

 

3. STUDENTS AND THE LAW

     Freedom of Expression

     Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (Buckley Amendment)

     Suspension, Expulsion, and Disciplinary Transfer

     Corporal Punishment

     Search of Students and Lockers

     Student Appearance

     Pregnancy, Parenthood, and Marriage

     Participation in Extracurricular Activities

     School Punishment for Out-of-School Offenses

 

4. TEACHERS AND THE LAW

     Nonrenewal and Dismissal

     Freedom of Expression

     Academic Freedom

     Drug Testing

     Dress

     Teacher as Exemplar

     Employment Discrimination

     Teacher Bargaining

     Political Activities

 

5. SCHOOL DESEGREGATION

    Historical Perspective

    Early Desegregation in the South

    Desegregation in the Non-Southern States

    Recent Desegregation Issues

    Epilogue

 

6. INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND THE LAW

    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

    Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

    The Americans with Disabilities Act

 

7. SCHOOL FINANCE and SCHOOL CHOICE ISSUES

     School Finance Reform

     Choice

 

8. EDUCATOR AND SCHOOL DISTRICT LIABILITY

    General Principles Underlying Educator Liability

    Lia

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