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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Education Law 5th ed isbn 9780415622813

Education Law 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9780805846539
ISBN: 0805846530
New Edition ISBN: 9780415622813
Published: July 2006
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Educational Law provides a comprehensive survey of the legal problems and issues that confront school administrators and policymakers. If there is a greater likelihood of litigation or error in a particular area of professional practice, the discussion is more extensive. The book is organized in accordance with the author's belief that students need to read cases to understand the subtlety and richness of the law, but for legal neophytes, cases without discussion and interpretation are often difficult to comprehend. Thus the text both explains the important concepts and principles of education law and presents court decisions to illuminate them. By employing this structure, the book combines the strengths of the traditional casebook and those of the legal treatise. It also discusses the implications of the law for educational policy and practice.

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Preface. Understanding Education Law. Compulsory Education. Curriculum. Student Free Speech Rights. Student Discipline. Equal Educational Opportunity: Race and Gender. Students With Special Needs, School Finance. Federal Constitutional and Statutory Rights of Teachers. Teacher Employment. Collective Bargaining, Unions, and Teacher Contracts. Torts. The Constitution of the United States. Table of Cases.