ERIC Number: ED318084
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Teacher-Employer Relations: A Legal Reference Guide for Educators.
Thomas, Gloria Jean
A law-based dissertation which contains a 400-page legal reference guide for public school teachers and administrators in the area of teacher-employer relations is mentioned in this speech. A case law approach was utilized in understanding the issues involved in teacher-employer relations. The background, discussion, and trends are founded on legal decisions from the United States Supreme Court, federal Courts of Appeal, and state courts. In this presentation, the research procedures and chapter organizations of the dissertation are described. The reference guide is organized and presented in nine chapters: (1) contracts; (2) assignments and reassignments; (3) demotions; (4) discharge; (5) leaves of absence; (6) supplemental duties; (7) academic freedom; (8) personal freedoms; and (9) tort liability. A dissertation abstract and 21 selected citations are attached. (MLF)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Edgar Morphet Dissertation Award acceptance speech delivered at the Annual Meeting of the National Conference of Professors of Educational Administration (Tuscaloosa, AL, August 13-18, 1989).