This Q&A-format book is focused on what teachers need to know about school law. It is designed so that they can easily find answers to critical questions. KEY TOPICS: Focuses on legal issues that confront classroom teachers every. Critical areas such as NCLB, Vouchers, School Choice, Discipline, Academic Freedom, Liability for Student Injuries, Due Process, Search and Seizure, Dress and Grooming, and Harassment and Child Abuse are highlighted. MARKET: For K-12 in-service and pre-service teachers. .
About the Author: Louis Fischer (J.D. and Ph.D., Stanford University) is Professor Emeritus and former dean of the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. David Schimmel (J.D., Yale University) is Professor of Education in the Department of Educational Policy, Research, and Administration at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Visiting Professor at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education. Leslie R. Stellman (J.D., Syracuse University) is chairman of the Education Law Practice-Group of the Towson, Maryland, firm of Hodes, Ulman, Pessin & Katz, P.A., as well as an Adjunct Professor of Education Law at Johns Hopkins University, Morgan State University Graduate School of Education, and the University of Baltimore School of Law.