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The 200 Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions For Educators

Author: Nathan L. Essex
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412965764
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Provides clear analysis and legally defensible approaches for addressing common legal challenges that schools face, such as individuals' rights, disciplinary practices, morality, liabilities, teacher dismissal, and NCLB.

A Teacher S Pocket Guide To School Law

Author: Nathan L. Essex
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 013300063X
Size: 54.33 MB
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. A concise, user-friendly reference book that covers the critical and contemporary aspects of school law. A Teacher’s Pocket Guide to School Law is a practical, informative reference for in-service and pre-service teachers in need of a school law resource written specifically with educators in mind. With an entertaining style that does not assume background knowledge in legal issues, this crisp, succinct text covers both the traditional and contemporary legal issues faced in today’s classrooms. Examining religion in the classroom, student record confidentiality, zero tolerance policies, gang activity, and students with disabilities, the Teacher’s Pocket Guide not only covers relevant school legal topics, but also provides readers with practical guides that assist teachers in resolving possible legal problems and avoiding lawsuits. In the newly revised second edition of the text, author Nathan L. Essex has significantly expanded the guide to include the most recent school law topics, keeping the book up-to-date and practical for 21st Century educators everywhere.

Copyright Clarity

Author: Renee Hobbs
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452271534
Size: 79.10 MB
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This jargon-free guide clarifies principles for applying copyright law to 21st-century education, discusses what is permissible in the classroom, and explores the fair use of digital materials.

Public School Law

Author: Martha M. McCarthy
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133150992
Size: 31.84 MB
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. With this seventh edition of Public School Law: Teachers’ and Students’ Rights, renowned authors Martha M. McCarthy, Nelda H. Cambron-McCabe, Suzanne E. Eckes, have proven once again that their mainstay for school law can’t be touched by the competition. In a masterful blend of detailed treatment of landmark cases with a thorough discussion of the legal context, trends, and generalizations to guide all school personnel in their daily activities, the book addresses legal principles applicable to practitioners in a succinct but comprehensive manner. Information in this text will help alleviate concerns voiced by educators who either do not know the legal concepts that govern schools or feel that the scales of justice have been tipped against them. Primarily written for school administrators and teachers to learn the most important points of the cases and how the cases will impact their practices, this new edition covers a wider range of legal topics, takes a much more in-depth approach to discussing the cases presented, and cites many more current cases that are relevant to practitioners than any other school law textbook in comparison. New to this edition, besides being thoroughly updated and revised throughout, are the most current new laws, policies, and judicial decisions; more than 400 new cases from previous editions, with all content as current and well-documented as of July, 2012; new information on cyber-bullying, sexting; legal controversies involving charter schools; and the Common Core State Standards Web sites with current data on a range of topics from voucher programs and home education to curriculum requirements; the latest on the American with Disabilities Act amendments of 2008, amendments to the regulations for Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, and the Lilly Ledbetter Act; race-conscious student assignment plans, and the use of seclusion and restraints with students with disabilities with new information regarding guidelines from the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education.; and the most current legal information regarding protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students; permissible religious activities in public schools; and student searches, including strip searches and cell phone searches. For law students, it is primarily written for teachers, school administrators, and other public school personnel taking a school law course at the graduate and master’s levels, there is not a greater, more comprehensive resource on the market today than Public School Law, Seventh Edition.

How To Teach Now

Author: William Powell
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416612041
Size: 60.10 MB
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Learn the five things every teacher can do to design and deliver effective instruction for the culturally, linguistically, and academically diverse 21st century classroom.

Shaping Literacy Achievement

Author: Michael Pressley
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1593854099
Size: 40.79 MB
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In the era of No Child Left Behind, what literacy research is still needed? How should it be conducted? And what role does research play in determining the kinds of literacy experiences that actually take place in classrooms? This forward-thinking book brings together leading authorities to address these vital and hotly debated questions. Contributors analyze the existing knowledge on core aspects of literacy education, describe how science is currently informing practice, and identify important methodological challenges and research directions. A highlight of the book is a chapter in which Michael Pressley offers an insightful critique of Reading First as well as practical recommendations for improving future policies.

Walking Trees

Author: Ralph J. Fletcher
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780435081218
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One September, Ralph Fletcher began a job teaching veteran New York City public school teachers how to teach writing to their students. The characters Fletcher worked with are unforgettable, as are their stories, in this rich narrative that reads like a novel.

The Comprehensive Guide To Special Education Law

Author: George A. Giuliani
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857005854
Size: 24.89 MB
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It is vital for all professionals in the field of education to have a practical understanding of the laws that are in place to protect the children with whom they work. The Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Law is a detailed yet accessible introduction to federal law as it applies to the rights of children with special needs. Written in a user-friendly question and answer format, the book covers all of the key areas of special education law including parental rights of participation, the legal right to Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) and related services, and the complex issues of discipline and dispute resolutions. This book provides educators with knowledge of the requirements, history, and evolution of the laws that impact their daily working lives and gives them the information they need to help parents obtain better services for their children. This is an indispensible handbook that teachers, school management, and school counselors will refer to again and again.

School Law And The Public Schools

Author: Nathan L. Essex
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0133984583
Size: 30.12 MB
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. An essential, practical, hands-on resource for school leaders, policymakers, and other educational personnel, this practical, clear, and easy-to-understand guide looks at both the historical background and the contemporary legal issues that affect virtually every aspect of schools today. The new Sixth Edition of School Law and the Public Schools by Nathan Essex brings readers the latest information on today’s most critical issues, among them: recent rulings on religion in public schools, social media, Facebook and Twitter challenges, virtual charter schools, administrators’ authority at bus stops, legal aspects of teachers and administrators’ evaluation, teacher performance and misconduct, 504 Rehabilitation plans, the McKinney-Vento Homeless Act, violence and tragedy in U.S. schools, procedures for evaluating and responding to threats, natural disasters and school safety, proposed changes to No Child Left Behind by the White House, and the use of chaperones for field trips. Numerous application exercises and case studies give the concepts real-life meaning, and illustrative tables and figures further reinforce and amplify the ideas.

All About Ieps

Author: Peter W. D. Wright
Publisher: Ingram
ISBN: 9781892320209
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In this comprehensive, easy-to-read book, you will find clear, concise answers to frequently asked questions about IEPs. Learn what the law says about IEP Teams and IEP Meetings, Parental Rights and Consent, Steps in Developing the IEP, Placement, Transition, Assistive Technology and Strategies to Resolve Disagreements.