ERIC Number: ED176387
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Legal Requirements. Planning for Lutheran Elementary Schools. E06.
Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, St. Louis, MO.
Part of a 13-volume series designed to help Lutheran communities assess the feasibility of starting a Lutheran elementary school and to assist ongoing schools in current operation, this volume focuses on legal requirements affecting Lutheran schools. The first part deals with Lutheran schools under law and begins by touching on parental rights and responsibilities for choosing their children's education. State laws affecting private schools are then outlined, including laws concerning state approval, compulsory education, public support, tax exemption, and other school issues. Part 2 concentrates on the responsibility and liability of the congregation, board, principal, and teacher in the Lutheran school. Concerning the responsibility of the board of education, this section touches on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, nondiscrimination on the basis of race or sex, due process rights, and the copyright law. The concept of negligence is explained and related to the liability of teachers and principals. (JM)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Board of Education Policy, Board of Education Role, Copyrights, Educational Discrimination, Educational Legislation, Elementary Education, Legal Responsibility, Parent Responsibility, Parochial Schools, Principals, Racial Discrimination, School Planning, School Policy, School Responsibility, Sex Discrimination, State Legislation, Teacher Responsibility
Board of Parish Education, The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, 3558 South Jefferson Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63118 ($1.00; $12.50 per set of 13)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, St. Louis, MO.