School Law for Public, Private, and Parochial Educators

School Law for Public, Private, and Parochial Educators

School Law for Public, Private, and Parochial Educators

School Law for Public, Private, and Parochial Educators

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Overview

School Law for Public, Private, and Parochial Educators serves educators from all types of school systems in preservice or professional development. It is designed as an academic text for master’s and doctoral level, and administrative licensure (postmaster’s). Since educators often work in both the public and the private sector, this text prepares them for a career in either domain. This is a unique feature of the book, since school law books usually concentrate on either the public or the private domain.

The following relevant issues in school law are covered:
  • The legal system
  • The federal and state role in education
  • Church-state relationships and accomodations
  • Attendance law
  • Instructional programs
  • Student rights
  • Teacher contracts, rights, and freedoms
  • Teacher negligence
  • Law for students with disabilities
  • Desegregation
  • Title IX

To facilitate research efforts, the book provides case summaries, which include briefs, ramifications, and topics of interest at the end of each chapter. School Law for Public, Private, and Parochial Educators is a concise presentation of the constitutional, statutory, and case law knowledge necessary for the effective day-to-day operation of all types of school systems. Contemporary issues having a large impact on school law, such as the charter school movement, home schooling, public and private vouchers, common core, and the persistent evolution verses intelligent design controversy, are also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475837933
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/03/2017
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 308
Sales rank: 753,141
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Dr. Leo H. Bradley is a full professor and former educational administration chair at Xavier University, during which time he has authored seven books, and co-authored two additional books on school leadership and law. Dr. Bradley has held the positions of teacher, principal, curriculum director, assistant superintendent, and superintendent in the Ohio public schools.

D. Mark Meyers, Ph D is an Associate Professor of Leadership in the School of Education at Xavier University and President of the Ohio Association of Private Colleges of Education. He is formerly the Dean of the College of Social Sciences, Health and Education at Xavier University, a position he held from 2007-2014.

Kathleen Winterman, Ed D, has more than 27 years of experience working in the field of special education. Her areas of research include teacher preparation, individualized educational program preparation, early childhood, special education, autism, instructional technology, and services for students with mental illnesses.

Table of Contents

Preface
Cases
Cases by Topic
Chapter 1: The Legal System
Sources of School Law in the United States
Powers and Functions of the Court the American Court System Significant Implications for School Administration/Leadership
Chapter 2: Federal Role in Education and General Welfare Education and Commerce Supremacy Clause
Significant Implications for School Administration/Leadership
Chapter 3: State Role in Education
Limitations of Power
Education Provisions of State Constitutions Functions of Boards of Education/Administrations School Officers
School Board Meetings
State Relationship with Private/Parochial Schools
Chapter 4: Church and State
The Early Establishment of Religious Freedom
Constitutional Basis for the Separation of Church and State
Administering the Establishment Clause in Schools
Administering the Free Exercise Clause
Conclusion
Church-State Case Summaries
Chapter 5: Attendance Law
The Common Law Doctrine of Parens Patriae
Legal Issues in School Attendance Law
School Vouchers
Attendance Case Summaries
Chapter 6: The Instructional Program
Categories of Instructional Law
Evolution versus Creationism
Monkey Business
Instructional Case Summaries
Chapter 7: Students’ Rights
Procedural Due Process
Substantive Due Process
In Loco Parentis
Freedom of Speech and Expression
Student Publications
Search and Seizure
When to Call the Police
Corporal Punishment
Sexual Harassment
Students' Rights Case Summaries
Chapter 8: Teacher Contracts, Rights, and Freedoms
Teachers' Contracts
Teachers' Rights and Freedoms
Teacher Contracts, Rights, and Freedoms Case Summaries
Chapter 9: Teacher Negligence
Torts
Negligence
Teacher Negligence Case Summaries

Chapter 10: School Law and Children with Disabilities
A Brief History
Sources of Disabled Individuals’ Protection
IDEIA
Handicapped Student (Special Education) Case Summaries
Chapter 11: Desegregation
Historical Development
Strategies and Remedies to Segregation
Desegregation Case Summaries
Chapter 12: Title IX
Brief History
Clarification Efforts
Gender Equity
Implications in Various Areas
Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States:
Selected Provisions
Appendix B: Equal Access Act, 20 U.S.C.
Sections 4071 and 4072
Appendix C: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (Buckley Amendment)
Index
About the Author
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