Public school law: teachers' and students' rights

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Allyn and Bacon, 1992 - Education - 530 pages
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A Comprehensive Treatment Of The Evolution And Current Status Of The Laws Governing Public Schools.
-- Contains comprehensive coverage of students and teachers rights.
-- Discusses implications of legal mandates and provides guidelines for school
-- Presents material in a non-technical, non-threatening manner avoids extensive use of legalese while still providing through documentation for further exploration of issues.

Since WWII, lawmakers have significantly reshaped educational policy. Most school personnel are aware of the burgeoning litigation and legislation, and some are familiar with the names of a few landmark Supreme Court decisions. Nonetheless, many teachers and administrators misunderstand the basic legal concepts that are being applied to educational questions. As a result, they are uncertain about the legality the daily decisions they make to operate their schools. A bestseller by the topic authors in this subject, this book helps alleviate concerns voiced by educators.

It addresses legal principles applicable to practitioners in a succinct but comprehensive manner. Topics with a direct impact on educators and students are explored: student classification, attendance, teachers constitutional rights, church-state relations, and much more.

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Contents

ChurchState Relations
25
School Attendance and Instructional Issues
69
69
102
Copyright

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About the author (1992)

Nelda Cambron-McCabe is a professor, Department of Educational Leadership, Miami University, Ohio. She was an advisory board member and a coordinator of the Danforth Foundation Forum for the American School Superintendent. Her recent publications include co-author with McCarthy and Thomas, Public School Law: Teachers' and Students' Rights 5th ed., (Needham, MA.; Allyn & Bacon, 2004) and co-author with Senge, Lucas, Smith, Dutton, and Kleiner, Schools That Learn (New York: Doubleday, 2000).

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