This is an essential text for educators and policy makers at all levels. It is practical, easy to read, and contains relevant information on historical and contemporary legal issues affecting the organization and administration of schools in America.
It provides valuable information regarding school safety, alcohol and breathalyzers, the Patriot Act, the evolution of the U.S. Constitution, Intelligent Design, Ten Commandments, The Theory of Evolution, child abuse, the
use of Personal Data Assistants, confidentiality involving school counselors, Family Medical Leave Act, Intellectual Property and Fair Use, Charter Schools, landmark cases involving posting of the Ten Commandments, Title IX retaliation, the Reauthorized Individuals with Disabilities Improvement Act and much more. Relevant case law rulings, charts and tables are integrated through this text to provide concrete knowledge that will allow educational leaders to operate within the boundaries of constitutional, statutory, and case law.