Education Law, Sixth Edition provides a comprehensive survey of the legal problems and issues confronting school leaders, teachers, and policymakers today. Court cases accompanied by explanation and analysis can help aspiring educators understand the subtlety and richness of the law. Accordingly, each of the twelve thematic chapters begins with an overview, concludes with a summary, and balances an explanation of the important principles of education law, with actual court decisions to illuminate those issues most relevant for educational policy and practice.
This updated and expanded Sixth Edition includes:
1. Understanding Education Law 2. Compulsory Schooling and School Choice 3. Regulating the Public School Curriculum 4.The First Amendment Rights of Students 5. The Fourth Amendment Rights of Students 6. The Due Process Rights of Students 7. The Equal Protection Rights of Students 8. Students with Disabilities 9. Public School Funding 10. The Constitutional and Statutory Rights of Public School Employees 11. Teacher Employment 12. Torts