EDU 5303: School Law

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Books in the Main Stacks

Charter Schools Law and Legislation
Children With Disabilities Education Law and Legislation
Corporal Punishment— New York
Deaf Education Law and Legislation
Discrimination in Education Law and Legislation
Drug abuse and the law
Drug abuse - Study and teaching -
Early Childhood Education Law and Legislation
Education Compulsory United States
Education Finance Law and Legislation
Education Preschool Law and Legislation
Educational Accountability Law and Legislation
Educational Evaluation Law and Legislation
Educational Law and Legislation
Educational Vouchers Law and Legislation
Fair Use Copyright United States
Home Schooling Law and Legislation
Individuals With Disabilities Education Law Report
Library Legislation
National Organization on Legal Problems of Education
Religion in The Public Schools Law and Legislation
Right To Education
School Attendance
School Children Transportation Law and Legislation
School Choice Law and Legislation
School Discipline
School Discipline Law and Legislation
School Employees Legal Status, Laws
School Employees Retirement Law and Legislation
School Improvement Programs Law and Legislation
School Law for Counselors, Psychologists, and Social Workers
School Management and Organization Handbooks & Manuals
School Management and Organization Law and Legislation
School Psychologists Legal Status Laws
School Sports Law and Legislation
School Violence United States
Schools Risk Management
Segregation in Education Law and Legislation
Sexual Harassment in Education
Special Education Law and Legislation
Students Legal Status Laws
Teacher Retirement Law and Legislation
Tort Liability of School Districts

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Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Laws and Regulations and Decisions

A legal overview of burden of proof in special education. (2003). Horsham, PA: LRP Publications.
Special report by the individuals with disabilities educaiton law report discussing the burden of proof and IDEA Act.
Ref KF4210.A15 I52 no.33

A teacher’s guide to education law. (2001). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Provides background information on educational law and legislation.
Ref KF4199.8.E3 I52

Avoiding due process hearnings: Resolution session and mediating under IDEA. (2005). Horsham, PA: LRP Publications.
Special report by the individuals with disabilities education law report discusisng special educaiton law.
Ref KF4210.A15 I52 no.37

Charter schools: A reference handbook. (2000). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
This book defines a charter school, curriculum and instructional approaches, and state laws that affect charter schools.
Ref LB2805.36 .W45

Deskbook encyclopedia of American school law. (2000). Rosemount, MN: Data Research, Inc.
Provides compilation of U.S. Supreme court cases, law review articles and frequently cited cases and a table of cases by state.
Ref KF4114 .D46

Education and the law: A dictionary. (1996). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLI.
A dictionary oneducational law and legislation with bibliographical references.
Ref KF4117 .T39

Educational adequacy and the courts: A reference handbook. (2005). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
Discusses educational adequacy, equalization, accountability, finance and the role of state education departments.
Ref KF4155. W35

The educational rights of children with disabilities: A guide to Federal law. (1992). Horsham, PA: LRP Publications.
Explains the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) & cases.
Ref KF4210 .T83

The educator’s encyclopedia of school law. (1990). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.
Legal issues affecting teachers, administrators, or school board members.
Ref KF4114.5 .G37

Legal handbook for school administrators: A compendium of information for administrators, principals, and teachers. (1991). Ontario, Canada : Thomson Professional Publishers.
Provides educational law and legislation.
Ref KE0070 .B76

School law: Information about the New York State education law, regulations and decisions of the Commissioner of Education, and other law and legal opinions relating to education for the guidance of school boards and school administrators in New York State. (2000). Albany, NY: New York State School Boards Association.
Provides answers to questions regarding statutory enactments and administrative decisions affecting public schools.
Ref KFN5648 .A73 H3

Special education: A reference handbook. (2001). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
Provides an overview of special education curriculum, programs, advocacy, and the law. Organizations, agencies and resources.
Ref LC3981 .S33

Student rights: A reference handbook. (2001). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
Gives an overview of student’s rights, e.g., personal rights, and a chronology of selected major legislation and Supreme Court Cases — freedom of school searches, education, property rights and due process.
Ref KF4150 .H56

Taking sides. Clashing views on controversial issues in drugs and society. (2002). Guilford, CT: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin.
Both sides of the controversial issues in drug use are given and the social aspects in society.
Ref HN17.5.T35 .D78

Laws, Regulations, Decisions

A compilation of federal education laws. (1992-). Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office.
Prepared for the use of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives.
Ref KF4107 .A192

A digest of supreme court decisions affecting education. (1988). Bloomington, IN: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation.
Provides Supreme Court decisions affecting education.
Ref KF4114 .Z57

Code of Federal Regulations. Washington, D.C. : Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration. A codification of the general and permanent rules divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation.
Ref KF70 .A3 .C6

Educational malpractice : A pathfinder. (1995). Buffalo, NY: W.S. Hein.
Provides information on educational law and legislation concerning malpractice for school administrators.
Ref KF1310 .L63

IDEA part 300: Final regulations. (1999). Burnsville, MN: Oakstone Legal and Business Publishing.
This volume helps administrators follow the changes to regulations for school districts in educating children with disabilities.
Ref KF4210.A31 .I33

Individuals with disabilities education law report. (2000-). Horsham, PA: LRP Publications.
Reviews laws and legislation for special education on various special reports.
Ref KF4210.A73 .R482

Landmark congressional laws on education. (2002). Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press.
Contains such laws as: Bilingual Education Act 1968, Title IX 1972, and a timeline of milestones in U.S. Education.
Brookhaven Ref KF4119 .C357

Landmark supreme court decisions on public school issues. (1973). Charlottesville, VA: The Michie Company.
Contains landmark decisions in which constitutionality is involved.
Ref KF4118 .B64

Legal Notes for Education
A periodical reporting on court decisions, legislation, administrative regulations and law review articles affecting education.
Ref KF4114 .D46

Major recommendations for legislative action, including New York State Board of Regents, the University of the State of New York, the State Education Department. (1988-). Albany, NY: Department of Education.
An annual periodical reporting of recommendations for legislative actions concerning education.
Ref L182.G5 .N482

Sexual harassment in the schools : Avoiding liability. (2000). Wayne, PA: Oakstone Legal and Business Publications.
Provides the EEOC regulations on sexual harassment in various relationships, e.g., student on student, teacher on student, supervisory on employee, etc.
Ref KF4155 .S48

Simple justice. (1993). Alexandria, VA: PBS Video, New Images Productions, Inc. A host of actors in a docudrama portray the legal strategy and social struggle that resulted in the US Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Brown V. Brown of Education of Topeka on segregation in education.
KF 4153.36 .S45 (Periodical and Reserve Window)

Special education: A reference handbook. (2001). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.
Provides information on curriculum, programs, advocacy, and law. Includes listing of organizations and other agencies.
Ref LC3981 .S33

Special education law: Case summaries and federal regulations. (1993). Topeka, Kansas: NOLPE.
Ref KF4210 .T46

Students with disabilities and special education law. (1999-). Rosemount, MN: Data Research, Inc.
Provides information in regard students with disabilities. Reports are taken from appellate court decisions. Table of cases.
Ref KF4210 .H36

U.S. Supreme Court education cases. (1998). Rosemount, MN: Data Research, Inc.
A guide to the use of US Supreme Court education cases.
Ref KF4110 .U15

We the students: Supreme Court decisions for and about students. (2000). Washington, DC: CQ Press. Reviews student rights and legal status in regards to the First, Fourth and Eighth Amendments.
Ref KF4150.A7 .R37

What Brown v. Board of Education should have said: The nation’s top legal experts rewrite America’s landmark civil rights decision. (2001). New York, NY: New York University Press.
Reviews the landmark decision and revised opinions.
Main Stacks KF228.B76 .W48


Available at the Periodical and Reserve Window - unless noted otherwise.

Administrative Notes
Contemporary Drug Problems
Federal Register
From the Gym to the Jury
Journal of Law and Education
Legal Notes for Education — Ref KF4114 .D462
Legal Rights of Persons with Disabilities — Ref KF480 .T82
School Executive’s Bulletin
School Law Bulletin
Sports and the Courts
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