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August 2, 2018: Seventh edition of one of ELA’s most popular titles now available in print.
The edition updates and adds further information to six previous editions of Legal Problems of Religious and Private Schools, by ELA Past President Ralph Mawdsley, first published in 1983 and, most recently, in 2012.
Under the editorial leadership of Charles J. Russo (lead editor) and Steve Permuth (editor), the new edition will feature changes beyond a slightly altered title. New chapters added to the traditional core of the text include the history of religious and private schools, state aid, school finance, and emerging issues.
Leaders and advisors of religious, private, or other nonpublic schools will find this book helpful in taking preventive measures to keep their schools out of court.
ISBN 978-1-56534-184-5#98 in the ELA K-12 Series368 pages, softcover
CONTENTSIntroduction: (Steve Permuth & Charles J. Russo)Chapter 1: History of Faith-based and Nonpublic Schools in America (Jennifer A. Sughrue)Chapter 2: Institution, Student, Faculty Relationships (Ralph D. Mawdsley & James L. Mawdsley)Chapter 3: Governing Board Responsibilities and Liability (Cristiana Ritchie-Carter)Chapter 4: State Aid to Faith-Based Schools (Charles J. Russo)Chapter 5: Tort Liability (Charles J. Russo & Sister Mary Angela Shaughnessy)Chapter 6: School Safety (R. Stewart Mayers) Chapter 7: School Finance (Barbara M. De Luca & Steven A. Hinshaw)Chapter 8: Special Education and Students in Nonpublic Schools (Lynn M. Daggett)Chapter 9: Governmental Regulation of Nonpublic Schools (Bryan H. Beauman)Chapter 10: Federal Antidiscrimination Legislation (William E. Thro)Chapter 11: Special Topics (Charles J. Russo)Case Index