9780205579372

Public School Law : Teachers' and Students' Rights

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205579372

  • ISBN10:

    020557937X

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/8/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Updated and revised to reflect new policy and legal decisions, the Sixth Edition ofPublic School Law: Teacher's and Student's Rightsprovides an all-inclusive treatment of the current status and evolution of the law governing public schools, making it the most comprehensive and well-documented school law text available. Key Benefit:Provides an all-inclusive treatment of the current status and evolution of the law governing public schools. Key Topics: This text addresses legal principles applicable to practitioners, detailed treatment of landmark cases with a thorough discussion of the legal context, trends, and generalizations to guide all school personnel in their daily activities.Market:Pre-service educators and administrators, graduate or advanced undergraduate courses.

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
Commerce Clause
Obligation of Contract Clause
First Amendment
Fourth Amendment
Fifth Amendment
Ninth Amendment
Fourteenth Amendment
Federal Legislation
Funding Laws
Civil Rights Laws
Federal Administrative Agencies
Function and Structure of the Judicial System
State Courts
Federal Courts
Judicial Trends
Conclusion
Church-State Relations Constitutional Framework
Religious Influences in Public Schools
Silent Prayer Statutes
School-Sponsored Versus Private Devotionals
Weisman and Its Progeny
Student Elections to Authorize Prayers
Pledge of Allegiance
Religious Displays and Holiday Observances
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