A Teacher’s Pocket Guide to School Law (3rd Edition) (Allyn & Bacon Educational Leadership)

School Law and the Public Schools by Nathan L. Essex gives educators and policy makers at all levels practical, easy-to-read, relevant information on the historical and contemporary legal issues affecting the organization and administration of schools in the United States. Virtually every topic of concern to today’s educators is covered in a practical, easy-to-read organization and style that’s accessible even to those with little or no knowledge of the legal issues affecting public schools. Revised chapters in this new Sixth Edition include recent rulings on religion in public schools, social media, Facebook and Twitter challenges, virtual charter schools, administrators’ authority at bus stops, legal aspects of teachers and administrators’ evaluation, teacher performance and misconduct, 504 Rehabilitation plans, the McKinney-Vento Homeless Act, violence and tragedy in U.S. schools, procedures for evaluating and responding to threats, natural disasters and school safety, proposed changes to No Child Left Behind by the White House, use of chaperones for field trips, and new application exercises at the end of each chapter.

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    By Cypherpunk on November 27, 2017

    Yes, it’s excellent, but why? As others have said, this is an excellent book. I picked it as a quick reference/study guide for my Education Law class. Law has always been interesting for me, but I don’t get much use out of books that say things like ‘X decision rendered in (year) was a landmark, upholding X principle (insert legal jargon).’ A couple of my roommates in college were were law students, and I understand that junk, because I helped them study sometimes, and we talked about interesting cases they were studying,…

    By Anonymous on November 27, 2017

    By Anonymous on November 27, 2017

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