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Education Law Treatises
James A. Rapp (ed.)
Nationally-oriented 7-volume loose-leaf treatise. Covers both federal and state laws affecting public and private educational institutions at all levels.
Library's print subscription last update in 2008.
Higher Education Law: The Faculty
Steven G. Poskanzer
"[S]ets out the central legal principles governing the activities of faculty and the regular academic affairs of colleges and universities in the US." Booknews.
Practical Education Law for the Twenty-First Century
Victoria J. Dodd
This single-volume treatise concisely summarizes the law, suggests trends and issues of concern, and provides practical advice for education lawyers, administrators, school board members, and teachers.
Public School Law: Teachers' and Students' Rights
Stephen B. Thomas et al.
Addresses legal principles applicable to practitioners in a comprehensive manner, avoiding the extensive use of legal terms while still providing thorough documentation for further exploration of issues.
School Law and the Public Schools: a Practical Guide for Educational Leaders
Nathan L. Essex
This text outlines legal issues that affect the organization and administration of schools in the US. It addresses such issues as religion, teacher freedom, discrimination, desegregation, school finance, No Child Left Behind, bullying, the Pledge of Allegiance, the PATRIOT Act, intelligent design, charter schools, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Special Education Law
Laura Rothstein & Scott F. Johnson.
Provides an overview of the major federal statutes - and their judicial interpretations - that apply to the education of children with disabilities.
The Law of Higher Education: a Comprehensive Guide to Legal Implications of Administrative Decision Making
William A. Kaplin & Barbara A. Lee
This reference is organized into five main parts: Perspectives and Foundations; The College and Its Governing Board and Staff; The College and Its Faculty; The College and Its Students; and The College and the Outside World.