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Education Law and Practice 3rd ed isbn 9781846611667

Education Law and Practice 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780853089513
ISBN: 0853089515
New Edition ISBN: 9781846611667
Previous Edition ISBN: 0905099818
Published: April 2005
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Education Law and Practice' is a practical guide to this complicated area of law, for all professionals advising parents and pupils as well as schools and governing bodies.

The work begins with an introduction to the history and structure of the education system before examining the key issues such as admissions, health and safety, attendance, discipline and exclusion, and special educational needs, as well as issues specific to further and higher education. This new edition has been extensively revised and updated to take account of recent legislative and case-law developments, and includes a new chapter on discrimination in education

The authors’ explanatory text is complemented by useful precedent letters for professionals acting for parents and pupils, together with relevant consolidated statutory materials.

Education Law
A brief history of education in England and Wales
The key players
Structure of the key players
Structure of the school system
School curriculum, standards and inspections
School admissions
Health and safety, pastoral care and welfare
Attendance Discipline and exclusion from school
Special education needs Special educational needs and social welfare law
Special cases
Further and higher education
Discrimination and Education
Complaints and remedies
Judicial review and statutory appeals
Failure to provide appropriate education
Practical considerations in running an education case
Appendix A - Legislation
Appendix B - Checklists and Precedent letters
Appendix C - Useful names and addresses