9780534577445

American Public School Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534577445

  • ISBN10:

    053457744X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/11/2000
  • 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
xiii
Preface xxxi
The Legal System
1(20)
Historical Perspective of Public Schools
21(41)
Role of the Federal Government
62(27)
Governance of Public Schools
89(44)
Church and State
133(98)
School Attendance
231(44)
The Instructional Program
275(64)
Student Rights
339(99)
Rights of Disabled Children
438(60)
Desegregation
498(50)
Torts
548(39)
Defamation and Student Records
587(35)
Governmental Immunity
622(34)
Certification, Contracts, and Tenure
656(50)
Teacher Rights and Freedoms
706(45)
Due Process Rights of Teachers
751(29)
Discrimination in Employment
780(64)
Collective Bargaining
844(36)
Finance
880(53)
Property
933(26)
Appendix A Selected Constitutional Provisions 959(4)
Appendix B Selected Federal Statutes 963(15)
Appendix C Public Schools Provisions in State Constitutions 978(5)
Appendix D Glossary of Terms 983(6)
Index 989

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