American Public Education Law Primer

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Peter Lang, 2007 - Education - 160 pages
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This readable introduction to American public education law is designed to assist practicing educators, college and graduate students, parents, and the public in acting on everyday legal issues such as student expression, church/state separation, student and teacher discipline, curriculum, legislating and lobbying, parent associations, discrimination, special education, No Child Left Behind, student privacy, and more. Unique features include practical situations, the -Facts and Find- research method, and the -Cascade- approach to understanding the American legal system."

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The Author: David C. Bloomfield is Associate Professor and Head of Educational Leadership at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. A former elementary and middle school teacher, he holds degrees from Columbia University School of Law, Princeton University, and Brandeis University. He practiced education law at a prominent Washington, D.C. law firm prior to becoming General Counsel to the New York City Board of Education and education adviser to an elected official. A parent activist, Bloomfield is former President of New York s Citywide Council on High Schools. He holds principal and superintendent certification.

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