A Teacher's Pocket Guide to School Law, 3e

A Teacher's Pocket Guide to School Law, 3e

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Educators and policy makers at all levels get practical, easy-to-read, relevant information on the historical and contemporary legal issues affecting the organization and administration of schools in the United States.

An essential resource for all educators and school policy makers, this guide provides vital information on historical and contemporary legal issues affecting the organization and administration of schools in the United States. Virtually every topic of concern to today’s educators is covered in a practical, easy-to-read organization and style that’s accessible even to those with little or no knowledge of the legal issues affecting public schools.

Revised chapters in this Sixth Edition include recent rulings on religion in public schools, social media, Facebook and Twitter challenges, virtual charter schools, administrators’ authority at bus stops, legal aspects of teachers and administrators’ evaluation, teacher performance and misconduct, 504 Rehabilitation plans, the McKinney-Vento Homeless Act, violence and tragedy in U.S. schools, procedures for evaluating and responding to threats, natural disasters and school safety, proposed changes to No Child Left Behind by the White House, use of chaperones for field trips, and new application exercises at the end of each chapter.

The Sixth Edition:

Accessible to all educators and policy makers regardless of their familiarity with the legal issues: Compact, practical, and easy-to-use, with helpful Administrative Guides, tables, and figures.

Integrates relevant case law rulings, charts, and tables throughout: Readers get concrete knowledge for operating within the boundaries of constitutional, statutory, and case law.

 Application exercises and case studies: Students see how to apply specific legal knowledge to school issues they’re likely to encounter.

Up-to-date overage of the latest topics of critical importance in today’s schools.
 

Additional Information

Author Nathan L. Essex
Publisher Pearson
Publication Date 2016
Edition 3rd edition
Pages 240
ISBN No
ISBN13 9780133351910