9780314203342

American Public School Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9780314203342

  • ISBN10:

    0314203346

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/29/1997
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

This popular and well-known textbook provides a comprehensive view of the law that governs the state schools systems of the United States. It presents and discusses legal cases concerned with the multitude of issues facing the public school system, including such issues as teaching diverse student populations, teacher rights, and the role of the Federal government. Over 1300 citations and school law case excerpts are included.

Table of Contents

Table of Cases
xvii(18)
Preface xxxv
CHAPTER 1 THE LEGAL SYSTEM
1(20)
CHAPTER 2 HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS
21(36)
CHAPTER 3 ROLE OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
57(21)
CHAPTER 4 GOVERNANCE OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS
78(48)
CHAPTER 5 CHURCH AND STATE
126(80)
CHAPTER 6 SCHOOL ATTENDANCE
206(42)
CHAPTER 7 THE INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM
248(58)
CHAPTER 8 STUDENT RIGHTS
306(90)
CHAPTER 9 RIGHTS OF DISABLED CHILDREN
396(52)
CHAPTER 10 DESEGREGATION
448(46)
CHAPTER 11 TORTS
494(40)
CHAPTER 12 DEFAMATION AND STUDENT RECORDS
534(28)
CHAPTER 13 GOVERNMENTAL IMMUNITY
562(25)
CHAPTER 14 CERTIFICATION, CONTRACTS, AND TENURE
587(45)
CHAPTER 15 TEACHER RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS
632(37)
CHAPTER 16 DUE PROCESS RIGHTS OF TEACHERS
669(29)
CHAPTER 17 DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT
698(55)
CHAPTER 18 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
753(33)
CHAPTER 19 FINANCE
786(50)
CHAPTER 20 PROPERTY
836(23)
Appendix A Selected Constitutional Provisions 859(4)
Appendix B Selected Federal Statutes 863(15)
Appendix C Glossary of Terms 878(5)
Index 883

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