ERIC Number: ED462749
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Oct
Advocacy Seminar 2001 Course Book (Alexandria, Virginia, October 25-27, 2001).
National School Boards Association, Alexandria, VA. Council of School Attorneys.
This course book is a collection of reading materials (articles, memoranda, presentations) to be used in conjunction with seminars focusing on advocacy in education. There are 13 topics that include issues surrounding separation of church and state in the public-school environment; constitutional rights of secondary school students; special education; employment discrimination, including early retirement plans and the ADEA; the future of public education with regards to vouchers and school choice; Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965; legal and policy challenges to high-stakes testing; Americans with Disabilities Act as it relates to the school environment; ethics and the school attorney; the Children's Internet Protection Act; and advising clients on effective student policies, focusing on due process/equity and zero tolerance. Other topics include federal issues and national trends, and what Supreme Court decisions do not necessarily communicate. Each topic is addressed by at least one document. (RT)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Elementary Secondary Education, Legal Education (Professions), Public Schools, School Law, Seminars
National School Boards Association, Council of School Attorneys, 1680 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 ($200 nonmembers, $160 members). Tel: 800-706-6722 (Toll Free); Fax: 301-604-0158; Web site: http://www.nsba.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: National School Boards Association, Alexandria, VA. Council of School Attorneys.