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Current Issues In Educational Policy And The Law

Author : Kevin G. Welner
ISBN : 9781607527268
Genre : Law
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Educational policy controversies in the United States invariably implicate legal issues. Policy debates about testing and school choice, for example, cannot be disentangled from legal rights and mandates. The same is true for issues such as funding, campus safety, speech and religion rights, as well as the teaching of immigrant students. Written for a general audience, this new twelvechapter book explores these compelling educational policy issues through that legal lens, building an understanding of both law and policy. The book's editors are Kevin Welner, associate professor of educational policy at the University of Colorado at Boulder, and Wendy Chi, a doctoral candidate at Boulder. Both Welner and Chi are lawyers as well as educational scholars.

Educational Policy And The Law

Author : Mark G. Yudof
ISBN : 0495813168
Genre : Business & Economics
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This comprehensive casebook presents thorough coverage of a complex and dynamic subject--educational law and policy in the elementary and secondary school setting. With an emphasis on the interplay between law and policy, legal decisions, and educational practice, the book's interdisciplinary approach provides a wide range of perspectives on the most pressing issues in the field. Cases, legislation, and articles, all of which are accompanied by notes and discussion questions, clarify the issues and bring them to life. The book draws upon a range of social science sources as well as conventional legal materials, offering analyses that provide insights into the political and policy contexts of legal issues, and helping readers make sense of legal decisions. The abundant notes and references also make the book a useful reference work for lawyers or school administrators working in the field.

Education Policy And The Law

Author : Bernard James
ISBN : 1600420745
Genre : Education
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Education Policy and the Law: Cases and Commentary is a comprehensive discussion of United States school law. The casebook examines the modern education mission in primary, secondary and higher education institutions in light of current legal reform. It is designed to serve as a classroom text for courses in law, public education, and public policy. The book's 14 chapters and 800 pages cover all of the traditional topics, including student rights, special education, school safety, bullying, search and seizure, liability and teachers rights. The first edition establishes a foundation for understanding education law in a framework that results in a more confident approach for resolving policy disputes that frequently arise between local educators and state officials as well as between campus officials and parents. About the authors: Bernard James is Professor of Law at Pepperdine University. He obtained both his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Michigan. He teaches courses in Education Law, State Constitutional Law, Federalism, Individual Rights, and the First Amendment. Mary Margaret Penrose is Professor of Law at the University of Oklahoma. She received her J.D. from Pepperdine University and an LL.M from the University of Notre Dame. Her areas of expertise include education law, Title IX, federal civil procedure, constitutional law, criminal procedure, and employment discrimination.

Unfit Subjects

Author : Wanda S. Pillow
ISBN : 0415944937
Genre : Education
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Wanda Pillow presents a critical analysis of federal law and polciy towards pregnant teens, representations of teen pregnancy in popular culture and educational policy assesses how schools provide educational opportunities for school aged mothers. Through in- depth analysis of specific policies and programmes, both past and present, thsi book traces America's successes and failures in educating pregnant teens. Unfit Subjects uses feminist, race and poststructural theories to inform a satisfactory educational policy.

Kirp Yudof S Educational Policy And The Law

Author : David L. Kirp
ISBN : UCAL:B4279536
Genre : Law
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Education Law

Author : Michael Imber
ISBN : 9781136255212
Genre : Education
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Education Law, 5th Edition provides a comprehensive survey of the legal problems and issues that confront school administrators and policymakers today. This textbook is organized around the belief that students need to read court cases to understand the subtlety and richness of the law, but for legal neophytes, cases without discussion and interpretation are often too difficult to comprehend. Thus, the text balances an explanation of the important principles of education law, with actual court decisions to illuminate these concepts. The court decisions are carefully edited to highlight issues most relevant to administrators, and each chapter explores implications for policy and practice. New in the Fifth Edition: Additional content on bullying, student privacy, free speech rights, teacher evaluation, collective bargaining, and issues relating to Internet and technology. Revision of materials dealing with education policy and updating of references and case law throughout. A companion website with materials for students and instructors, including links to full cases, a glossary of key concepts, and discussion questions to help students further engage with the content.

Equality In Education Law And Policy 1954 2010

Author : Benjamin M. Superfine
ISBN : 9781107016927
Genre : Law
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Examines how the concept of equality in education law and policy has transformed from Brown v. Board of Education through the Stimulus.

Education Policy

Author : Jerome G. Delaney
ISBN : 9781550597240
Genre : Education
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What exactly is education policy, why is it important, and how is it implemented in the real world? Jerome Delaney, a professor of educational administration and former high school principal, answers the big questions about education policy in this powerful and practical primer for students. Informed by his experience in the public school system, Delaney takes a pragmatic and realistic approach that divides a complicated subject into manageable sub-topics. He grounds the debate at the classroom level: after all, that’s where the effects of high-level policy decisions ultimately play out. Starting from the basics and progressing through to the deeper aspects of education policy, this text provides an excellent introduction to a subject that lies at the foundation of every education system. This second edition includes a new chapter on issues relating to policy implementation, as well as new discussion questions at the end of each chapter. Topics include: A beginner’s overview of education policy studies. How values influence policy-making. How education policy is developed, implemented, and evaluated. The role of policy in education reform. The future of education policy as schools adapt to changing societies.

Education Law Strategic Policy And Sustainable Development In Africa

Author : A.C Onuora-Oguno
ISBN : 9783319537030
Genre : Social Science
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This book outlines the findings and suggestions of the Law and Society Association’s International Research Collaborations, which focused on the African Union’s Agenda 2063. This outlined the ideal Africa aspired to by the year 2063: ‘the Africa we want’. The authors examine socio-economic rights issues and their impact on developing a strong educational agenda that can drive Africa to realize Agenda 2063. As Africa’s development has remained slow in the face of many challenges, the need to embrace good governance, rule of law and human rights obligations are major tools to realize the continent’s potential. The project focuses in particular on the central place of education law and policy in achieving the goals of Agenda 2063.

The Legal Aspects Of Educational Planning And Administration

Author : Claude Durand-Prinborgne
ISBN : 9280312030
Genre : Law
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This work analyzes the relationship between educational planning and the law, and provides the planner or administrator with invaluable tools for the elaboration and implementation of policies and reforms. The author presents the legal aspects of the different elements that make up the school system, and studies them in the context of the types of problems encountered by educational planners today. Several topical themes, such as decentralization and its administrative consequences, are looked at in particular detail. The study deliberately concentrates on countries that belong to the civil law tradition, thus complementing a previous title (n 46) in this collection on the common law countries.

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