Teachers and the Law

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 09/10/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Newer Edition

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A comprehensive and user-friendly guide to school law with a wholly unique question-and-answer format. Written in a user-friendly question-and-answer format that engages and encourages readers, the new eighth edition ofTeachers and the Lawoffers future educators a thorough and wide-ranging understanding of United States public school law. Eliminating technical and intimidating legal speak in favor of clear and simple explanations, this comprehensive school law text provides school professions with the knowledge and tools they need to both understand legal issues as they arise and to practice preventive law regardless of their legal background. Blending the use of straightforward and easy-to-understand prose with real-life examples and case studies,Teachers and the Lawis a vital reference for those who are likely to face pressing school law questions in their coming careers as educators. The newest edition of this text highlights current trends and decisions in the most recent areas of school law. New topics include teachersrs" controversial postings on the internet, the Teacher Liability Protection Act, peer sexual harassment, disciplining students for cyber-bullying, recent restrictions on teachersrs" academic freedom and personal life, protections for gay and lesbian students, and for studentsrs" freedom of religious and political expression. The eighth edition also explains changes in affirmative action decisions, special education, and the likely changes in the No Child Left Behind law. In addition, the most current edition divides the topic of freedom of expression into two chapters to give readers an expanded understanding of this increasingly controversial topic for both teachers and students.

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