Legal Rights of Teachers and Students

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-09-02
  • Publisher: Pearson
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The second edition ofLegal Rights of Teachers and Studentsprovides an applied treatment of the current status of the law governing public schools in the key areas that concern teachers AND students. Written for the growing undergraduate and returning professional audience of teachers, this text addresses legal principles applicable to pre-service and in-service practitioners in a succinct, comprehensive manner. This book addresses the central issues that concern school personnel in their daily activities: church/state relations, instructional issues, student expression, students with disabilities, student discipline, teacher employment, TEACHERS'SUBSTANTIVE RIGHTS, termination of employment and tort liability. Information in this text will guide PRACTITIONERS and help alleviate concerns voiced by new educators who don't know the legal concepts that govern schools.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Legal Framework of Public Education
State Control of Education
Legislative Power
State Agencies
Local School Boards
School-Based Councils
Federal Role in Education
United States Constitution
General Welfare Clause
Obligation of Contracts Clause
First Amendment
Fourth Amendment
Fourteenth Amendment
Federal Legislation
Funding Laws
Civil Rights Laws
Tort Liability
Maintenance of Buildings, Grounds, and Equipment
Duty to Warn
Breach of Duty/Stan
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