ERIC Number: ED232296
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
School Law Update--1982.
Jones, Thomas N., Ed.; Semler, Darel P., Ed.
The chapters in this book contain a comprehensive reference to recent state appellate and federal court decisions affecting the operation and governance of public elementary and secondary schools. The chapters are: (1) "The Use of School Facilities by Student Groups for Religious Activities," (2) "Denial of Standard Diploma to Handicapped Students," (3) "Creation Science in the Public Schools," (4) "Determining Causality by Inference: Use of Statistics in the Courtroom," (5) The Right of the State to Control Church-Related Schools," (6) "Reduction in Force: A Legal Update," (7) "An Overview of the Law Regarding Search and Seizure in Public Schools," (8) "Legal Aspects of Pupil Evaluation," (9) "School Crime Prevention: NOLPE's Role," (10) "Extracurricular Activities: Legal Developments," (11) "Conservative Pressures on Curriculum," (12) "Parental Liability for Student Vandalism," (13) "Teacher Dismissal for Immoral and Illegal Conduct," (14) "The Federal Regulatory Process: An Overview and Prognosis," (15) "The Testing of Teachers: Legal Parameters and Procedures," (16) "The New Member on the Court: Potential Effect on School Law Decisions," (17) "Recent Decisions on Rights of the Handicapped," (18) "Termination of Teacher Contracts in Canada," (19) "Home Instruction in Lieu of Compulsory Attendance: Statutory and Constitutional Issues," and (20) "Financing Educational Facility Construction: Prevailing Wage Litigation." (MLF)
Descriptors: Court Judges, Court Litigation, Creationism, Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Extracurricular Activities, Federal Courts, Federal Regulation, Graduation Requirements, Home Schooling, Legal Responsibility, Minimum Competency Testing, Parent Responsibility, Politics of Education, Public Schools, School Construction, School Law, School Vandalism, Social Science Research, State Courts, Student Evaluation, Teacher Dismissal, Teacher Evaluation, Wages
Publications, National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, 5401 S.W. Seventh Avenue, Topeka, KS 66606 ($15.95; quantity discounts available; on prepaid orders add $1.50 per order for shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, Topeka, KS.