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Law of Schools, Students and Teachers in a Nutshell

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ISBN-10: 0314058826

ISBN-13: 9780314058829

Edition: 2nd 1995

Authors: Kern Alexander, M. David Alexander

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List price: $25.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: West Publishing Company, College & School Division
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 500
Size: 4.77" wide x 7.27" long x 0.77" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

M. David Alexander is Professor and Chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Virginia Tech. Dr. Alexander has authored or co-authored several books and many chapters and articles in the area of education law. He has taught public school law and college and university law for nearly 30 years and is widely consulted on issues pertaining to education law and arbitration.

Table of Casesp. XVII
Introductionp. 1
Attendance in Public Schoolsp. 5
Introductionp. 5
Admissionp. 6
Compulsory Attendancep. 14
Home Schoolingp. 21
Private Schoolsp. 30
Marriagep. 37
Vaccinationp. 38
The Instructional Programp. 42
Introductionp. 42
Curriculump. 43
Censorship of Textbooksp. 55
Censorship of Library Booksp. 61
Course Content and Teaching Methodsp. 65
Promotionp. 66
Diplomap. 68
Grade Reductionp. 69
Homeworkp. 71
Sex Educationp. 72
Due Process Rights of Studentsp. 75
Introductionp. 75
Due Processp. 76
Procedural Due Processp. 85
Natural Justice and Due Processp. 85
Impartialityp. 86
Fairnessp. 87
Elements of Procedural Due Processp. 88
In-School Suspensionp. 101
Impact of Procedural Due Processp. 101
Freedom of Speech and Expressionp. 105
Introductionp. 105
Balancing the Interestsp. 107
Forecast of Disruptionp. 108
Sit-Ins/Protestsp. 115
Flagsp. 115
Personal Appearancep. 117
Student Pregnancyp. 123
Immoralityp. 125
Marriagep. 126
Drugs, Tobacco, and Alcoholp. 127
Weaponsp. 128
Religion in Public Schools and State Funding of Religious Schoolsp. 131
Introductionp. 131
Free Exercise and Establishmentp. 134
Wall of Separationp. 135
Constitutional Standard, the Lemon Testp. 136
Religious Activities in Public Schoolsp. 140
Public Tax Funds for Religious Schoolsp. 155
Student Publicationsp. 165
Introductionp. 165
Search and Seizurep. 175
Introductionp. 175
Fourth Amendmentp. 176
Canine Searchesp. 186
Strip Searchesp. 188
Lockersp. 191
Automobile Searchp. 192
Field Trip Searchesp. 193
Drug Testingp. 195
Metal Detector Searchesp. 198
Student Disciplinep. 200
Introductionp. 200
In Loco Parentisp. 201
Corporal Punishmentp. 203
Child Abusep. 210
Discipline for Out-of-School Activitiesp. 215
Academic Disciplinep. 218
Racial Segregationp. 221
Introductionp. 221
Separate-but-Equalp. 221
The Brown Casep. 224
The Swann Casep. 228
De Facto and De Jure Segregationp. 231
A Unitary Systemp. 233
Interdistrict Desegregationp. 235
Remediesp. 236
Affirmative Action and Diversityp. 238
Diversityp. 241
Education of Disabled Childrenp. 244
Introductionp. 244
Right to Attend Schoolp. 244
The Original Public Law 94-142 and Section 504p. 247
Litigation Pursuant to Ideap. 255
Private School for Children With Disabilitiesp. 271
Disabled Children in Sectarian Schoolsp. 274
Disciplinep. 275
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (Aids)p. 278
Attorney's Feesp. 279
Student Sex Discriminationp. 282
Introductionp. 282
Equal Protection of Sexesp. 283
Title IXp. 288
Civil Liabilityp. 298
Introductionp. 298
What Is a Tort?p. 298
Intentional Interferencep. 299
Strict Liabilityp. 303
Negligencep. 304
Elements of Negligencep. 308
Defenses for Negligencep. 314
Educational Malpracticep. 327
Constitutional Tortsp. 329
Student Records, Defamation, and Privacyp. 333
Introductionp. 333
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)p. 334
Defamationp. 343
Right of Privacyp. 355
Student Testingp. 358
Introductionp. 358
Judicial Review of Student Evaluationsp. 358
Limitations on the Schoolp. 360
Competency Testsp. 361
Students' Due Process Interestsp. 362
Equal Protection Rightsp. 365
Validity of Testsp. 368
Terms and Conditions of Teacher Employmentp. 373
Introductionp. 373
Certificationp. 373
Local Board Prerogatives for Employmentp. 380
Right to Remain Silentp. 384
Contractsp. 384
Tenurep. 386
Reduction in Forcep. 389
Constitutional Rights of Teachersp. 393
Introductionp. 393
Teachers' Freedoms of Speech and Expressionp. 393
Pickering and Teacher Political Freedomp. 394
Title VII (Race)p. 465
Affirmative Actionp. 470
Sex Discriminationp. 474
Religious Discriminationp. 485
Age Discriminationp. 488
Discrimination Against the Disabledp. 491
Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993p. 494
Indexp. 497
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