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eText: 
ISBN-10 0137072899ISBN-13 9780137072897
Print: 
ISBN-10 0137072759ISBN-13 9780137072750
Author(s): Nathan L. Essex
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 384
Description

An essential guide for educators and policy makers at all levels, this book is practical, easy to read, and contains relevant information on historical and contemporary legal issues affecting the organization and administration of schools in the United States.

Here in one practical, easy to read guide is vital information on historical and contemporary legal issues affecting the organization and administration of schools in America. School safety; cyberbullying; copyright law and use of media; Response to Intervention (RtI); isolation and restraining laws involving students with disabilities; landmark cases involving equal pay, strip searches, and freedom of expression; the ADA Amendments Act of 2008; liability insurance for teachers and administrators; truancy and school vouchers–virtually every topic of concern to today’s educators is covered in an organization and style that is accessible to even those with little or no knowledge of the legal issues affecting public schools.

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