ERIC Number: ED393189
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Case Citations 1996. Eighteenth Series (School Administrators).
Evans, William J., Jr., Ed.
This document contains case citations for 1996 in areas pertaining to school administration. The cases are categorized according to the topics of negligence, workers' compensation, administrator due process, discrimination against school administrators, and discrimination in hiring teachers for administrative positions. Negligence cases cover unsafe conditions on school property; off-school property or after-school hours; en route to and from school; special education; professional and support staff; sexual abuse; constitutional torts; and immunity. Workers' compensation cases include employee status, medical history, emotional injury, accidents, termination of benefits, notice of claim, percentage of disability/calculation of benefits, claim denial, and off premises/after school. Cases dealing with administrator-due process issues include discrimination in employment; substantive constitutional rights; procedure due process; dismissal, nonrenewal, demotion, and discipline; reduction in force and involuntary leaves of absence; contract disputes; and tenure. Those cases pertaining to discrimination against school administrators include race, religious, age, and sex discrimination; civil rights--Section 1983; First Amendment; freedom of association, speech, religion, and expression; disability; and marital status. Discrimination in hiring teachers for administrative positions are categorized on the basis of gender, race, and other reasons. (LMI)
Descriptors: Administrator Selection, Age Discrimination, Civil Rights, Compliance (Legal), Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Dismissal (Personnel), Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Legal Responsibility, Racial Discrimination, Reduction in Force, Religious Discrimination, School Safety, Sex Discrimination, Sexual Abuse, Special Education, Student Transportation, Workers Compensation
National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, 3601 S.W. 29th Street, Suite 223, Topeka, KS 66614.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, Topeka, KS.