ERIC Number: ED208592
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
The Law, the Student, and the Catholic School.
Permuth, Steve; And Others
Providing explanatory information regarding the legal principles and issues affecting Catholic school educators, this handbook summarizes student rights, contractual arrangements, and state and federal requirements as they apply to parochial schools. The legal issues involved in torts of negligence, including establishment and violation of educators' duties toward students, proximate cause, and injury, are discussed. A further section reviews specific topics such as discrimination, law enforcement, restraint and corporal punishment, school records, search and seizure of student property, free speech, student publications, and suspension and expulsion. Each topic is accompanied by discussion questions, hypothetical examples, and case citations. The book closes with suggestions for the development of due process policies. (JEH)
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Civil Rights, Court Litigation, Dress Codes, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Courts, Federal Legislation, Law Enforcement, Legal Responsibility, School Law, School Policy, Student Rights, Student School Relationship
National Catholic Educational Association, Suite 350, One Dupont Circle, Washington, DC 20036 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Catholic Educational Association, Washington, DC.