ERIC Number: ED213673
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
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The Law and the Teacher in Missouri--A Handbook for Teachers, Administrators, and School Board Members. Third Edition.
Garber, Lee O.; Delon, Floyd G.
This book is designed to acquaint Missouri teachers with the state laws that affect them. Teachers' legal status, their rights, duties, and obligations are defined. Examples are taken from constitutional provisions, judicial decisions, and statutory enactments to show both general aspects of school law for all teachers and specific applications to Missouri teachers. Chapters cover the following information: (1) education in the governmental structure; (2) the purpose of public education; (3) Missouri's governmental structure and its effect on education; (4) legal status of teachers; (5) teachers' certificates; (6) contractual status of teachers; (7) teacher tenure; (8) teacher retirement; (9) tort liability of school districts and school employees; (10) miscellaneous legal rights, responsibilities, and limitations of teachers; (11) collective negotiations in the teaching profession; and (12) ethics for the teaching profession. A bibliography of 11 books on education law is appended. (FG)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Codes of Ethics, Collective Bargaining, Court Litigation, Educational Legislation, Government School Relationship, Legal Education, Legal Problems, Public Education, School Law, State Legislation, Teacher Certification, Teacher Employment, Teacher Employment Benefits, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Retirement, Teacher Welfare, Teaching (Occupation), Tenure, Torts
The Interstate, Printers & Publishers, Inc., Danville, IL 61832 ($7.95).
Publication Type: Books; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
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