ERIC Number: ED423580
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Legal Guidelines for Curbing School Violence.
Blumberg, Jonathan A.; Dowling, Ruth T.; Horton, Janet L.; Howie, Margaret-Ann F.; Majestic, Ann L.; Schwartz, Richard A.; Shaw, Brian C.; Smith, Bruce W.
This publication contains articles that focus on the legal issues that confront schools when they use various means to maintain order and safeguard student well being, and examine the liability that may be imposed if they fail to do so. Following the foreword and the introduction, the articles include: (1) "Legal and Policy Issues in Curbing Violence in Schools" (Ann L. Majestic, Jonathan A. Blumberg, and Ruth T. Dowling); (2) "School Violence and School Discipline" (Margaret-Ann F. Howie); (3) "Discipline After 'Honig v. Doe': Expelling the Disabled Student" (Janet Little Horton); (4) "Constitutional Liability of Schools and School Officials for Student Injuries" (Bruce W. Smith); (5) "Regulating Hate Speech in Public Schools" (Brian C. Shaw); (6) "Student Dress Codes in the 1990s" (Ann L. Majestic); (7) "Schools, Discipline, and the Criminal Justice System" (Richard A. Schwartz); (8) "Undercover Police in the Schools" (Richard L. Schwartz); and (9) "Prohibiting Weapons in Schools" (Richard A. Schwartz and Brian C. Shaw). Appendices contain sample policies, forms, and disciplinary code provisions; a copy of the Gun-Free Schools Act; and Department of Education guidelines for state and local compliance with the act. (LMI)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Compliance (Legal), Constitutional Law, Disabilities, Discipline Policy, Dress Codes, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Regulation, Freedom of Speech, Legal Responsibility, School Safety, Search and Seizure, Student Rights, Violence, Weapons
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National School Boards Association, Alexandria, VA. Council of School Attorneys.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Gun Free Schools Act 1994; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act