Books in category Law – Educational Law & Legislation

  • Scrutiny of Mental Health Legislation

    Scrutiny of Mental Health Legislation

    In this Report, the Joint Committee on Human Rights considers: the draft Mental Capacity Act 2005 Code of Practice; draft guidance on Bournewood patients (people who lack capacity to consent to the arrangements made for their care, where …

  • Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 Part 4

    Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008, Part 4
    Great Britain

    Royal assent, 8th May 2008.

  • The American Dream and the Public Schools

    The American Dream and the Public Schools
    Jennifer L. Hochschild, Nathan Scovronick

    While these are all separate problems, much of the contention over them comes down to the same thing–an apparent conflict between policies designed to promote each student's ability to succeed and those designed to insure the good of all …

  • The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Teachers

    The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Teachers
    Allan G. Osborne, Jr., Charles J. Russo

    This easy-to-read book answers teachers' legal questions regarding employment and instruction. Key topics include tenure, collective bargaining, academic freedom, copyright law, safety, and student bullying.

  • Improving Poorly Performing Schools in England

    Improving Poorly Performing Schools in England
    Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Committee of Public Accounts

    In 2004-05, approximately £837 million was spent in England on a range of national programmes to help address problems in schools that were failing or at risk of failing to provide an acceptable standard of education for their pupils.

  • Law and the Shaping of Public Education 1785 1954

    Law and the Shaping of Public Education, 1785-1954
    David Tyack, Thomas James, Aaron Benavot

    Using case studies as illustrations, this text explores the ways in which public schooling was shaped by state constitutions, by state statutes and administrative law, and by appellate decisions concerning public public education.

  • Law and School Reform

    Law and School Reform
    Jay Philip Heubert

    An examination of six of the most controversial school reform initiatives in the US: school desegregation; school finance reform; special education; education of immigrant children; integration of youth services; and enforcable performance …

  • The History of Legal Education in the United States Commentaries Volume 1

    The History of Legal Education in the United States: Commentaries …, Volume 1
    Steve Sheppard

    An invaluable and fascinating resource, this carefully edited anthology presents recent writings by leading legal historians, many commissioned for this book, along with a wealth of related primary sources by John Adams, James Barr Ames, …

  • The Courts and Standards Based Reform

    The Courts and Standards Based Reform
    Benjamin Michael Superfine

    Benjamin Superfine contends that the courts are a strong force in determining education policy, and have been placed in the position to decide some of the most contentious and important issues facing education law as the standards-based …

  • Article 28

    Article 28
    Mieke Verheyde

    This volume constitutes a commentary on Article 28 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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