ERIC Number: ED201056
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Australian Schools and the Law: Principal, Teacher and Student.
Knott, A. E.; And Others
This handbook on Australian school law is meant for practicing teachers, principals and other educators, parents, teacher training institutions, and lawyers in that country. It explains the basic principles underlying a large number of legal problems facing Australian teachers and offers practical guidance in dealing with them. Among the problems covered in its 10 chapters are the origins and present trends of school law; teacher protection against student allegations; student misconduct and assaults; corporal punishment and detention; student accidents and safety on the way to or from as well as in school; student attendance; parental access to and custody conflicts over students; confidentiality of schools' records and counseling activities; copyright laws regarding class materials; students' property rights; homework assignments; out-of-school harassment of teachers; and the legal rights of parents. (RW)
Descriptors: Attendance, Civil Liberties, Compulsory Education, Confidentiality, Copyrights, Corporal Punishment, Counselor Role, Discipline Problems, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, Parent Student Relationship, School Accidents, School Law, School Safety, Search and Seizure, Student Records, Student Rights, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Responsibility
Queensland University Press, c/o DDC, 5 South Union St., Lawrence, MA 01843 ($12.00).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Australia; Teacher Rights