ERIC Number: ED113802
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
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The School in the Legal Structure. American School Law Series. Second Edition.
Bolmeier, Edward C.
This book provides a general survey of current law governing schools in the United States. Constitutional, statutory, and administrative provisions affecting the schools are examined at both the federal and state levels; however, primary emphasis of the discussion is on court decisions pertaining to educational issues. A total of 105 new cases that have been ajudicated since publication of the first edition in 1968 are cited in this edition. The various chapters focus on the following topics: the federal Constitution and the schools, Congress and the schools, the U.S. Office of Education and the schools, the federal courts and the schools, state constitutional provisions for schools, state legislatures and the schools, state courts and the schools, state boards of education, chief state school officers, the local school district, school district tort liability, the local school board, school board authority over school property, school board authority over school finance, school board authority over teachers, school board authority over pupils, and school board authority over curriculum. (JG)
Descriptors: Administrative Agencies, Board of Education Role, Court Litigation, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Legal Responsibility, School Law, State Legislation, Student Rights, Teacher Employment
W. H. Anderson Co., 646 Main Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45201 ($9.00)
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