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Mark A. Paige, J.D., Ph.D. and Adam Ross Nelson, J.D., Ph.D., Editors
No. 99 in the Education Law Association K-12 Series
Softcover, 224 pages
This reference on the important topics of educational employment law and personnel management provides practical, up-to-date information for current and aspiring school administrators, as well as school law attorneys and professors of education law. Many of the authors have rich experience acquired from serving in multiple educational and legal roles through the course of their careers.
The book draws heavily from chapters adapted from the Education Law Association’s popular The Principal’s Legal Handbook 6th Edition, but goes several steps further. It includes a comprehensive review of federal anti-discrimination laws, as well as providing several hypothetical cases intended to serve as learning platforms to apply legal concepts.
Section I - Introduction and The U.S. Legal System 1 / Introduction - Mark A. Paige and Adam Ross Nelson2 / The U.S. Legal System - Charles J. Russo and Allan G. Osborne, Jr.
Section II - Federal Law3 / Academic Freedom - Ralph Sharp and Gretchen Oltman4 / Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - M. David Alexander and Jennifer A. Sughrue 5 / Federal Antidiscrimination Law - John E. Rumel
Section III - State and Local Laws6 / Evaluations - Lynn Rossi Scott7 / Documentation - Kelly Frels, Janet L. Horton and Lisa R. McBride8 / Teacher Dismissal - Evan G. Mense, Nathan M. Roberts and Kenneth E. Lane9 / Collective Bargaining in Public Schools - Justin M. Bathon and Richard E. LaFosse10 / Teacher Certification - Tina Chang, Sean E. Maguire, and William E. Sparkman11 / Student Injury - Suzanne E. Eckes and Jesulon Gibbs-Brown
Section IV - Applying the Law to PracticeSample Cases for Class Exercises - Mark A. Page and Adam Ross Nelson
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