Teachers and the Law

ISBN-10: 0132564238
ISBN-13: 9780132564236
Edition: 8th 2011
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Book details

List price: $150.20
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/10/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

Louis Fischer(J.D. and Ph.D., Stanford University) is Professor Emeritus and former dean of the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. David Schimmel(J.D., Yale University) David Schimmel is Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachustts, Amherst and Visiting Professor at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education. He is author of over 60 articles and co-author of six books about law and education including School Law: What Every Educator Should Know (2008) and is recipient of the Education Press Association of America's Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Journalism.nbsp; After graduating from Yale Law School, he briefly practiced law, was an Army Infantry Officer, and served on the Peace Corps staff for six years before starting his teaching career at UMass.nbsp; His current research and writing focuses on promoting legal literacy for teachers. Leslie R. Stellman(J.D., Syracuse University) Leslie Robert Stellman is the team leader of the education law department of Marylandrsquo;s largest school law firm, Hodes, Pessin & Katz, P.A., located in Towson, Maryland.nbsp; Mr. Stellman has been practicing education law for over 35 years and represents many of Marylandrsquo;s public school boards as well as colleges and universities.nbsp; He received his Bachelorrsquo;s degree from the Johns Hopkins University and his Juris Doctor from the Syracuse University College of Law,magna cum laude.nbsp; Mr. Stellman is widely known as an author, lecturer, professor, and practitioner in all aspects of school law, and is a member of the Education Law Association and the National Association of Boards of Educationrsquo;s Council of School Attorneys.nbsp; He is also on the faculties of the Johns Hopkins University School of Education and the University of Baltimore College of Law.nbsp;

Preface
Teachers and the Legal System
Overview
Jackson v. Birmingham Board of Education
Notes
The Legal Aspects of Teaching
Do I Have a Contract?
Overview
Creating a Contract
Express and Implied Contracts
Breach of Contract
Summary
Notes
How Secure Is My Employment?
Overview
Acquiring Tenure
Rights of Tenure
Dismissal Procedures
Grounds for Dismissal
Summary
Notes
How Does Collective Bargaining Affect Me?
Overview
The Right to Organize
Teachers' Rights
Contract Negotiations
Strikes
Summary
Notes
When Am I Liable?
Overview
Student Injuries
Defenses against Liability
Other Types of Liability
Damages
Summary
Notes
What Constitutes Slander and Libel?
Overview
Defamatory Statements about Teachers
Defamatory Statements about Students
Public Officials
Summary
Notes
How Should I Deal with Child Abuse and Neglect?
Overview
Child Abuse and Neglect
State Reporting Requirements
Symptoms of Abuse and Neglect
Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
Summary
Notes
How Does Copyright Law Affect Me?
Overview
Introduction to Copyright Law
Materials Covered by Copyright
Fair Use
Copyright Violation
Summary
Notes
Teachers' and Students' Rights
When Can Schools Restrict Teachers' Freedom of Expression? Overview
Teachers and Free Speech
Controversial Issues and Academic Freedom
Teaching Methods
Summary
Notes
When Can Schools Restrict Students' Freedom of Expression?
Overview Students' Freedom of Speech
Hate Speech Codes
Controversial Student Views on Armbands and T-Shirts, in Classrooms and on the Internet, and in Course Assignments and Student Publications.
The Hazelwood Case Underground Publications
Summary
Notes
When Can Schools Limit Religious Freedom?
Overview
Teachers' Freedom of Conscience
Religious Holidays
Students' Freedom of Conscience
Summary
Notes
When Can Schools Limit Freedom of Association?
Overview
Student Organizations
Demonstrations, Protests, and Speakers
Teachers and Partisan Politics
Political and Social Affiliations
Oaths of Loyalty
Summary
Notes
What Are My Rights under Due Process?
Overview
Due Process for Teachers
Due Process for Students
Corporal Punishment
School Searches
Summary
Notes
How Free Is My Personal Life?
Overview
"Immoral" and "Unprofessional" Conduct
Criminal Conduct
Lifestyle
Age, Citizenship, and Disability
Summary
Notes
Are Teachers and Students Protected
against Racial Discrimination?
Overview
School Desegregation
Racial Discrimination against Teachers and Staff
Summary
Notes
Are Teachers and Students Protected against Sex
Discrimination?
Overview
Sex Discrimination against Teachers
Sex Discrimination against Students
Summary
Notes
Are There Special Rights for Students with Disabilities and Non-English-Speaking Students?
Overview
Educating Students with Disabilities
Bilingual and Multicultural Education
Summary
Notes
Who Controls Student Records?
Overview
The Buckley Amendment
Right of Access
Other Rights
Legal Enforcement
Summary
Notes
Do Parents Have Choices in Educating Their Children? 402
Overview
Compulsory Schooling and Parents' Rights
Home Schooling
Objections to the Curriculum
Summary
Notes
When Can Schools Restrict Personal Appearance?
Overview
Grooming Standards for Teachers
Teachers' Clothing
Students' Grooming
School Dress Codes
School Uniforms, Gang Clothing, and Message T-Shirts
Summary
Notes
The No Child Left Behind Act, Control of the Internet,
and Other Current Controversies
Overview
The No Child Left Behind Act
School Choice: Vouchers and Charter Schools
High-Stakes Testing
Teacher Testing and Evaluation
Control of the Internet and Emerging Technologies
Frivolous Lawsuits
AIDS Awareness and Condom Distribution
Public Education Funding
Summary
Notes
Selected Provisions of the U.S. Constitution
Major Federal Laws Affecting Schools
Other Legal Resources for Teachers
Selected Bibliography
Glossary
Index

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