ERIC Number: ED455607
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Primer on Legal Affairs for the School Business Official.
Russo, Charles J., Ed.; Polansky, Harvey, Ed.; Wood, R. Craig, Ed.
This book provides school business administrators with an introduction to a variety of legal issues relevant to their professional roles. The book is divided into three major sections: management issues, employment issues, and constitutional issues. The topics covered in the seven-chapter section on management issues include board and district policy, contracts, supervision of students, privatization of K-12 public education, legal aspects of site-based management, transportation, and charter schools. The two-chapter section on employment issues deals with supervision and evaluation of school personnel and employee rights. The last section, constitutional issues, contains four chapters that deal with the following topics: services for students with disabilities, religious influences and the public school, student free speech and dress codes, and the Fourth Amendment and the quest for drug- and weapon-free schools. (PKP)
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Charter Schools, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Court Litigation, Dress Codes, Educational Vouchers, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Courts, Federal Legislation, Freedom of Speech, Negligence, Personnel Evaluation, Privatization, School Based Management, School Business Officials, School Law, Search and Seizure, Special Needs Students, State Church Separation, State Courts, Student Rights, Student Transportation, Teacher Rights
Association of School Business Officials International, 11401 North Shore Drive, Reston, VA 20190. Tel: 703-478-0405; Fax: 703-478-0205; Web site: http://www.absointl.org.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of School Business Officials International, Reston, VA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Establishment Clause; First Amendment; Fourth Amendment; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)