Recommended Titles and Treatises
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Law of schools, students, and teachers in a nutshell
593 pages. Updated by new edition.
Intended for teachers and education professionals, this title examines federal and state laws governing school operation in plain English. Potential contentious issues are discussed such as curriculum, freedom of speech, religion in public schools, search and seizure, discipline, discrimination, the education of disabled children, student records and student testing. Also covered is the information on employment terms for teachers, teacher's constitutional rights and teacher dismissal. The text looks that education law in terms of case law, statutory law, and constitutional law.