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Belsches-Simmons, Grace; Bray, Judith – 1985
Teacher improvement programs must comply with federal and state constitutional requirements for due process, equal protection, and freedom of speech, as well as state and federal laws covering collective bargaining, civil rights, and the authority to institute improvement programs. This booklet explores these legal considerations, focusing on…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Compliance (Legal), Constitutional Law, Court Litigation
Gluckman, Ivan B. – 1977
This publication consists of 29 articles that were published between April 1974 and June 1977 in the "Students and the Law" column of the National Association of Secondary School Principals' magazine, the "Student Advocate." In editing the articles, an attempt has been made to eliminate or update any suggestions or conclusions that may have been…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Court Litigation, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education
Baez, Benjamin; Centra, John A. – 1995
This digest of a full report with the same title reviews the literature on the legal implications of college faculty reappointment, promotion, and tenure decisions, with an emphasis on how an understanding of the relevant legal principles can inform practice. It briefly summarizes issues in the following areas: the role of the courts in…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Affirmative Action, Collective Bargaining, College Faculty
Rossow, Lawrence F.; Parkinson, Jerry R. – 1999
In 1975, the Supreme Court decision in "Goss versus Lopez" established the foundation of procedural law in student suspensions. This text focuses on procedural aspects of the expulsion and suspension of students. It is devoted to the elementary and secondary public-school settings involving regular-education students. It describes how…
Descriptors: Civil Law, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Discipline Policy
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Vessels, Gordon G.; Boyd, Stephen M. – NASSP Bulletin, 1996
Character education thrives on an informed understanding of constitutional principles and an inclusive commitment-building process. U.S. Supreme Court opinions that clarify public school students' free speech rights have established values education as a constitutionally acceptable practice. Challenges might lie in possible violations of the First…
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Democratic Values, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Rosenblum, Robert – Journal of Legal Education, 1977
The author suggests that a major failure of most law schools and traditional undergraduate constitutional law courses is that they omit an adequate analysis of the political nature of the judicial process. Political influences on a variety of court cases are discussed. (LBH)
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Curriculum Evaluation, Higher Education
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Bernstein, David, Comp. – History Teacher, 1987
Presents facts and figures about the U.S. Constitutional Convention from the original proposal at the 1786 Annapolis Convention through the ratification process. Lists the rules adopted for the Convention, provides demographic data about the delegates, and includes a selected bibliography of books and articles. (GEA)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Constitutional History, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Beckham, Joseph C. – 1986
Use of nationally standardized tests to determine teacher competency continues to be a subject for review in state and federal courts. School district policies have promoted minimum score requirements as a basis for employment decisions concerning certification, hiring, renewal, promotion, and merit pay. Legal challenges to these policies focus…
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Civil Rights, Court Litigation, Due Process
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Dimech, Pauline – Journal of Religious Education, 2019
The author identifies different parties who express interest in Religious Education, and who make demands on the nature and content of religious education as it is provided in schools, but focuses only on one of these parties, namely the parents. The author explores the reasons why parents seek to be involved in--or even are legally bound to be…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Parent Attitudes, Decision Making, Constitutional Law
Richards, Margaret – 1992
In recognition of the needs of adults whose native languages are other than English or who possess minimal literacy skills in English, the National Commission on the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights gave a grant to the Literacy Volunteers of Washington County, Rhode Island for tutors to develop lessons on the Bill of…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Curriculum Design, English (Second Language), Instructional Materials
Hyland, Timothy F. – 1974
While the status of the application of constitutional rights in public schools has become clearer because of court cases and statutes, the position of the private and parochial schools has remained vague. This paper examines the status of the private and parochial schools not only to determine how due-process requirements have been extended to…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Court Litigation, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education
Flygare, Thomas J. – Phi Delta Kappan, 1986
Analyzes the United States Supreme Court's reversal of "Memphis County School Distruct v. Stachura," a District Court decision to compensate a temporarily suspended life sciences teacher for damages involving deprivation of his constitutional rights. Views this decision as one more obstacle blocking individuals' progress against…
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Courts, Due Process
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Parvin, Afroza – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
This article examines the challenges in quality assurance in higher education in the context of Bangladesh through the lens of "managerial leadership." It focuses on unveiling the issues in management and leadership that affect quality performance at program level. The public universities of Bangladesh have remained outside any…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Higher Education, Leadership
Gul, Showkeen Bilal Ahmad; Ganai, M. Y. – Online Submission, 2016
Education is the key to developmental process and also influences demographic behaviour. Jammu and Kashmir is homeland to a number of tribal communities with diverse eco-cultural, socio-economic and geographical backgrounds. These Scheduled Tribes experience passive indifference that takes the form of exclusion from educational opportunities and…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Tribes, Foreign Countries, Misconceptions
Reutter, E. Edmund, Jr. – 1975
This presentation focuses on specific applications of the rule-making power of public school authorities. Many of the cases involving student-school board conflicts are decided without a holding on the merits of the rule involved. Obviously, if due process is not observed in meting out a punishment, the court will hold for the student without…
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Boards of Education, Court Litigation, Discipline
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