ERIC Number: ED198636
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Moran, K. D.
Chapter 1 of a book on school law, this chapter summarizes 1979 cases related to school governance in several areas: authority of state boards of education and other governmental agencies, authority of state superintendents of education, powers and duties of school boards, open meeting laws, constitutional matters, conflicts of interest on the school board, board member elections, school district organization, the acceptance of bids for services, and the school board's responsibility for student transportation. Also cited are cases related to litigation against individual school board members. (JM)
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, Boards of Education, Civil Liberties, Court Litigation, Elections, Elementary Secondary Education, Governance, Governing Boards, Legal Responsibility, Policy Formation, State Departments of Education, State School District Relationship, Student Transportation
Not available separately; see EA 013 216.
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, Topeka, KS.
Note: Chapter 1 of "The Yearbook of School Law 1980" (EA 013 216). For related documents, see EA 013 216 223.