Books in category Law – Educational Law & Legislation

  • The Handbook for School Safety and Security

    The Handbook for School Safety and Security
    Lawrence Fennelly, Marianna Perry

    The Handbook for School Safety and Security rectifies this problem by providing the salient information school administrators and security professionals need to address the most important security issues schools face.

  • Brown V Board of Education at Fifty

    Brown V. Board of Education at Fifty
    Clarke Rountree

    This collection of persuasive scholarly essays examines, for the first time, the role rhetorical theory played in the development of educational segregation.

  • Courtrooms and Classrooms

    Courtrooms and Classrooms
    Scott M. Gelber

    Historian Scott M. Gelber upends this theory, arguing that colleges and universities never really enjoyed an overriding judicial privilege.

  • Stateless Law

    Stateless Law
    Helge Dedek, Shauna Van Praagh

    This volume offers a critical analysis and illustration of the challenges and promises of ’stateless’ law thought, pedagogy and approaches to governance – that is, understanding and conceptualizing law in a post-national condition.

  • 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 …

  • Education Governance for the Twenty First Century

    Education Governance for the Twenty-First Century
    Paul Manna, Patrick McGuinn

    In this important new book, a number of leading education scholars, analysts, and practitioners show that understanding the impact of specific policy changes in areas such as standards, testing, teachers, or school choice requires careful …

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