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Teachers and the law

by David Schimmel. Pearson Higher Education. 8th edition. 2011.
475 pages.

This text, now in its eighth edition, uses a question-and-answer format to focus on current legal issues, education legislation, and recent judicial decisions that are important to educators in the 21st century. It is designed for school professionals seeking a reference on areas of school law, including student and employee rights, sexual harassment, freedom of speech, in-school prayer, rights of gay students, affirmative action, home schooling, defamation, due process, cyber bullying, teachers' controversial postings on the Web, and the Teacher Liability Protection Act. This new edition also focuses on recent decisions affecting affirmative action, special education, and No Child Left Behind. Also includes a listing of relevant state and federal cases.

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