A concise, easy-to-read, and convenient paperback, this text contains relevant information on historical and contemporary legal issues affecting the organization and administration of schools in the United States. School Law and the Public Schools: A Practical Guide for Educational Leaders, Third Edition, is a must have for educators, parents and policy makers at all levels. This text provides valuable information regarding gangs, school safety, Homeland Security, No Child Left Behind Act, Gun Free School Act, legal aspects of personnel selection, landmark cases involving Affirmative Action and college admissions, homosexuality, Pledge of Allegiance, and much more. Legal issues are covered thoroughly yet succinctly, and are discussed in a way that is informative, entertaining, and useful so any educator, administrator or other professional can effectively perform professional duties within the boundaries of constitutional, statutory, and case law.
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