ERIC Number: ED447568
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Jul-16
Reference Count: N/A
CASDA Annual School Law Conference. Proceedings (11th, Latham, New York, July 16, 1996).
Capital Area School Development Association, Albany, NY.
The Capital Area School Development Association's (CASDA) School Law Conference assists school board members and administrators in the Greater Capital Region of Albany, New York, in improving their knowledge in the area of school law. In Chapter 1, "Recent Decisions of the Commissioner of Education," examines the substance and outcome of recent appeals regarding budgets, district boundary alterations, elections, interscholastic sports, school board removals, shared decision making, attendance, students with disabilities, discipline, health issues, residency, superintendents, teacher discipline, textbook distribution, and transportation. Chapter 2, "Americans with Disabilities Act: Reasonable Accommodation of Employees and Students," reviews case law pertaining to definitional issues, violations, and compliance with ADA guidelines for treatment of teachers and students. Chapter 3, "Privacy and Freedom of Speech in the Workplace for the 1990's," evaluates statutory and constitutional issues pertaining to privacy and freedom of speech expectations at the workplace, and includes a table outlining Cornell University's guidelines on responsible use of electronic communications. Chapter 4, "Recent Developments under the Public Employees' Fair Employment Act," outlines legislative changes and major board, court, and miscellaneous decisions affecting the application of the Taylor Law regulating employment practices for public employees. Chapter 5, "An Update of Section 803 Claims," considers the evolution of claims by teachers and noninstructional personnel in New York for retroactive membership in Teacher's Retirement System or Employee's Retirement System (ERS). Chapter 6, "Sexual Harassment: Current Developments," analyzes recent developments defining impermissible conduct and liability under sexual harassment case law. (TEJ)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Discipline Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Policy, Intellectual Freedom, Privacy, Retirement Benefits, School Law, Scope of Bargaining, Sexual Harassment, State Courts, Work Environment
Capital Area School Development Association, The University at Albany, 135 Western Avenue, Husted Hall 211, Albany, NY 12222 ($18).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Capital Area School Development Association, Albany, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (Albany)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990