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Education Law, Policy, and Practice: Cases and Materials, Fifth Edition

Authors
  • Michael J. Kaufman
  • Sherelyn R. Kaufman
Series / Aspen Casebook Series
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NO
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This casebook challenges students to question the political and philosophical assumptions underlying education law, and promotes a depth of understanding about the key cases and statutes.

Challenging students to question the political and philosophical assumptions underlying the law, Education Law, Policy, and Practice promotes a depth of understanding about the key cases and statutes. The authors integrate the law with policy and practice, following related political, financial, and practical issues. The law is presented through a teachable mix of key cases and materials on the practice and political aspects of school law, and an effective macro-organization helps place topics into an integrated framework. Each of the major issues in education law is discussed at length:the boundaries of public and private, church and state, relations; school governance and the tensions between federal power and local control; the rights and responsibilities of students and teachers; and the educational environment and its liabilities. “Practicums” in each section allow students to apply the law to realistic situations.

New to the Fifth Edition:

  • Key new Supreme Court case law and corresponding notes, questions, and practical exercises regarding:
  • Free exercise of religion in school and in school finance
  • First Amendment rights of students to freedom of expression over social media (e.g. Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L.)
  • Exploration of the myriad structures within education law, policy, and pedagogy that generate and sustain racism, racial subjugation, and racial segregationU
  • Updated data regarding racial segregation in schools, and racial disparities in funding and discipline
  • Updated Executive Orders and Department of Education guidance regarding sexual harassment, sexual violence, and transgender rights
  • Fresh practical exercises based on real scenarios in school districts
  • Compact length—by realigning coverage to the most salient contemporary issues in law and policy
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Product Information
Edition
Fifth Edition
Publication date
2022-01-31
Copyright Year
2022
Pages
1032
Connected eBook + Hardcover
9781543826722
Connected eBook (Digital Only)
9781543859201
Subject
Education Law
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