Educational Policy and the Law

ISBN-10: 0534573754

ISBN-13: 9780534573751

Edition: 4th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Mark G. Yudof, David L. Kirp, Betsy Levin, Rachel F. Moran

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This text offers thorough coverage of case law as it applies to elementary and secondary school administrators. Its interdisciplinary (law/education) approach integrates legal and educational policy throughout, using cases and articles with notes and discussion questions.
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List price: $351.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 10/23/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1056
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.850
Language: English

David L. Kirp is Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and the author of fourteen books, most recently Almost Home: America's Love-Hate Relationship with Community.

Table of Cases
Schooling and the State
The "Pierce Compromise" and its Implications for Education Governance
Compulsory Schooling, Public Policy, and the Constitution
State Regulation of Nonpublic Schools
Home Schooling
Discrimination and Private Education
State Aid to Private Schools
Socialization and Student and Teacher Rights
Religious, Political, and Moral Socialization
Opening the School to Alternative Ideas
The Disciplinary Process: The Legalization of Dispute Resolution in Public Schools
Governmental Regularity and School Rules
Gathering the Evidence to Prove the Infraction
Procedural Due Process
Equal Educational Opportunity and Race
The Judicial Response to School Segregation: The Brown Decision
The Progress of School Desegregation: 1954-1968
Desegregation: Evolution of a Constitutional Standard
Desegregation: An Emerging National Standard
End of an Era?
School Desegregation: The Role of the Political Branches
"Second Generation" Problems
Equality and Difference: The Special Challenges of Gender Equity
The Search for a Constitutional Standard
The Legislative Framework: Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
Equal Educational Opportunity and the Dilemma of Difference: Beyond Race and Gender
Ethnicity and National Origin
Disability: From "Incapable of Benefiting" from an Education to the Right to an "Appropriate" Education
Poverty and Homelessness
Equal Educational Opportunity and School Finance
Interdistrict Inequalities
Intradistrict Inequalities
The Right to a "Free" Public Education
Race and School Finance
Educational Governance and the Law
Federal, State, and Local Authority over Educational Decision Making
The Balance of Power: Elected Officials, Career Professionals, and Courts
Schools and Markets
United States Constitution
Index of Authors
Subject Index
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