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The 200 Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions for Educators

1st Edition

eISBN-13: 9781452261249

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"This is one of the best books involving legal issues that I have seen. It is practical, well organized, and thorough. Specific court cases and findings clearly illuminate the intent of the law, giving the administrator guidance in making sound legal decisions. This book would be an excellent reference for any administrator′s collection."
—Sharon M. Redfern, Principal
Highland Park Elementary School, Lewistown, MT

The ideal quick-reference guide for understanding legal issues in schools!

On a daily basis, today′s educators must make legally sound decisions concerning the instruction, supervision, and safety of students while operating within the boundaries of the U.S. Constitution, federal and state laws, and school district policy.

This compact, jargon-free, easy-to-understand reference focuses on two hundred common legal issues to provide school administrators and teachers with authoritative, legally defensible approaches for addressing school challenges. Through the accessible Q&A; format, teachers and school leaders can read sequentially or browse for immediate answers on topics such as religious issues, individuals′ rights, disciplinary practices, morality, teacher dismissal, liabilities, NCLB, and more. Practical and concise, this guide provides:

A list of relevant court cases pertaining to each question and answerLegal references to guide teachers′ and school leaders′ actionsA glossary of legal terms and a list of selected federal statutes Summaries and conclusions at the end of each chapter

The 200 Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions for Educators contains invaluable information to assist educators in performing their duties effectively and in accordance with the law.

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ISBNs 9781412965774, 9781616087005, 9781412965767, 9781452261249, 1452261245
Language English
Number of Pages 336
Edition 1st