ERIC Number: ED397499
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Education Law. Course Outline. Casenote Education Series.
Aquila, Frank D.
The material included in this book--case briefs, outlines, and textbook/treatise reference information--provides a summary of the most important aspects of the law regarding education. At the heart of this body of knowledge, commonly identified as education law or school law, is statutory and case law. The book serves as a comprehensive guide to the current state of public-education law, with a focus of the impact of the American legal system on public education. Chapters contain indepth briefs of 118 federal and state court cases. Chapters cover the following topics: church-state law; education of the disabled; local school boards; public school finance; school property and fund uses; tort liability of school districts, officers, and employees; contractual liability of local school boards; teacher certification and contracts for employment; teacher employment issues; teacher dismissal and retirement; student rights and regulations; and school desegregation. The book also contains selections from the U.S. Constitution and various education law statutes, a glossary, a table of cases, a table of code sections, a cross-reference chart, and an index. (LMI)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Court Litigation, Disabilities, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Legal Responsibility, School Desegregation, School Law, Special Needs Students, State Church Separation, State Legislation, Student Rights, Teacher Certification, Teacher Dismissal, Teacher Employment, Teacher Rights, Torts
Casenotes Publishing Company, Inc., 1640 Fifth Street, Suite 208, Santa Monica, CA 90401 ($24.50 plus postage, $3.50 1st-class; $2, 4th-class).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
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