Law in the Schools

ISBN-10: 0131141554
ISBN-13: 9780131141551
Edition: 6th 2005 (Revised)
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List price: $186.20
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/5/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Selected Provisions--Constitution of the United States
Education Under the American Legal System: an Overview
The Relation of Law, Politics, and Education
The Legal Interests of Participant Parties
Law Sources in the American Legal System
Constitutions
Statutes--The Role of Legislatures
Administrative Law--The Role of Administrators
Judicial Decisions--The Role of Courts
Cases
Mullen v. Board of School Directors of DuBois Area School District, 259 A.2d 877 (Pa. 1969)
Conover v. Board of Education of Nebo School District, 267 P.2d 768 (Utah 1954)
Endnotes
The Law Governing Public Education
Traditional and Emerging Forms of Public Education
Attendance and Admission
Attendance under Compulsory Education Laws
Admission Standards
School Assignments
Studies Program
Curriculum
Extracurricular Activities
Placement, Grading, Promotion, Graduation
Special Education
Student Transportation
State and Local Regulations
Cases
Board of Education v. Pico, 457 U.S. 853 (1982)
Endnotes
Religion and Public Education
Constitutional Constraints
The First and Fourteenth Amendments
State Constitutional Constraints
Religion-Related Controversies
School Prayer
Religion-Related Excusals
Religion-Related Displays and Commemorations
Religion-Related Studies and Activities
School Conduct Requirements
Services to Church-School Students
School-Church Dealings
Cases
Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board v. Pinette, 115 S.Ct. 2440 (1995)
Rosenberger v. Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia, 115 S.Ct. 2510 (1995)
Lee v. Weisman, 505 U.S. 577 (1992)
Endnotes
Employment Rights and Obligations of Professional Employees
Employment Prerequisites
Certification
Personal Requirements
Employment Rights and Duties
Legislative and Contract Status
Probationary Teachers
Tenured Teachers
Suspension and Termination of Employment
Resignation and Abandonment
Nonrenewal of Probationer Contracts
Reductions in Force (RIF)
Discharge for Cause
Remedies for Wrongful Discharge
Collective Bargaining
History and Forms of Collective Bargaining
Union Representation
Scope of Statutory Bargaining
Dispute Resolution
Collective Expression under the First Amendment
Cases
Poole v. Little Valley Central School District
Perry Education Assn. v. Perry Local Educators Assn
Endnotes
Civil Rights of Teachers
Procedural Rights
Due Process under Federal Law
Due Process under State Law
Substantive Rights
Federal Constitutional Rights
Substantive Rights under State Law
Cases
O'Connor v. Ortega, 480 U.S. 709 (1987)
Endnotes
Student Rights and Discipline
Procedural Rights
Due Process under Federal Law
Due Process under State Law
Substantive Rights
Federal Constitutional Rights
Substantive Rights under State Law
Rights of Separated Parents
Cases
Goss v. Lopez, 419 U.S. 565 (1975)
Gonzales v. McEuen, 435 F.Supp. 460 (1977)
Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraser, 478 U.S. 675 (1986)
Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, 484 U.S. 260 (1988)
New Jersey v. T.L.O., 469 U.S. 325 (1985)
Vernonia School District v. Acton, 115 S.Ct. 2386 (1995)
Endnotes
Tort Liability Under State Law
General Principles of State Tort Law
Duty of Care Requirement
The Causation Requirement
General Defense
Common Tort Situations
Corporal Punishment
Premises Liability
Student Supervision Liability
Defamation
Educational Malpractice
Limitations on Tort Recovery
Governmental Immunity
Individual Immunity
Time and Dollar Limitations
Cases
Cirillo v. City of Milwaukee, 150 N.W.2d 460 (Wis. 1967)
Grant v. Lake Oswego School District No. 7, 515 P.2d 947 (Or. 1973)
Ayala v. Philadelphia Board of Public Education 305 A.2d 877 (Pa. 1973)
Endnotes
Equal Opportunity and Antidiscrimination Laws
Overview of Antidiscrimination Laws
Constitutional Prohibitions
Statutory Prohibitions
Affirmative Action Issues
Racial and Ethnic Discrimination
School Segregation
Student Discrimination
Teacher Discrimination
Gender Discrimination
Defining Gender-Based Discrimination
Student Discrimination
Teacher Discrimination
Persons with Disabilities
Overview of Pertinent Statutes
Students with Disabilities
Teachers with Disabilities
Aliens
Alien Children
Alien Teachers and Employees
Other Classified Groups
Language-Deficient Minorities
Age
Religion
Poverty
General Remedial Statute for Deprivation of Federal Rights, 42 U.S.C. [section] 1983
Elements of [section] 1983 Liability
Liable Parties
Constitutional and Statutory Remedies for Discrimination
Background Note--Overlapping Laws
Availability of Alternative Remedies
Remedies under State Civil Rights Statutes
Cases
Missouri v. Jenkins, 115 S.Ct. 2038 (1995)
Debra P. by Irene P. v. Turlington, 730 F.2d 1405 (11th Cir. 1984)
Hendrick Hudson Dist. Bd. of Education v. Rowley 458 U.S. 176 (1982)
Principal Federal Laws on Equal Opportunity
Endnotes
Private Education
Private Schools in American Education
State Regulation of Private Education
Teacher Status and Rights
Contract Rights and Duties
Student Status and Rights
Contract Rights
Student Discipline
Student Records and Confidentiality
Antidiscrimination Law in Private Schools
Background Note
Statutory Remedies for Private School Discrimination
State Antidiscrimination Laws
Tort Liability
Introductory Note
Immunity and Dollar Recovery Defenses
Topical Tort Situations
Private School Finance
Background Note
Forms of Aid to Nonpublic Schools
Cases
Geraci v. St. Xavier High School, 3 Ohio Op. 3d 146 (1978)
Central Catholic Educ. Assn. v. Archdiocese of Portland (1995)
Agostini v. Felton, 117 S.Ct. (1997)
Endnotes
Charter Schools
Legal Status of Charter Schools
Charter School Legislation
Charter Grants
Funding
Special Issues Raised by Charter School Legislation
Admissions Criteria
Curriculum and Teacher Qualifications
Transportation
Charter School States
Endnotes
Glossary
Table of Cases
Index

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