Educational Law Legislation category: 136 books

Cover of Reading and Understanding Canadian Legislation: For Regular People
by John Dunn
Language: English
Release Date: January 31, 2015

Reading and Understanding Canadian Law or Legislation is the first in the "For Regular People" series which introduces you to reading and understanding Canadian legislation in order to get you started on your path toward your educational, employment, advocacy, or self-help related goals. FIRST...
Cover of The Educator's Guide to Texas School Law
by Jim Walsh, Laurie Maniotis, Frank Kemerer
Language: English
Release Date: August 1, 2018

Much has changed in the area of school law since the first edition of The Educator’s Guide was published in 1986. This new ninth edition offers an authoritative source on all major dimensions of Texas school law through the 2017 legislative sessions. Intended for educators, school board members,...
Cover of Property Ownership and Private Higher Education in China
by Spring Su
Language: English
Release Date: May 13, 2011

Recent decades have witnessed the proliferation in China of huge numbers of private universities and colleges in response to a wide-ranging spectrum of socio-economic and political demands under the country's flourishing market economy and its wholesale pursuit of decentralization. This book explores...
Cover of Equality in Education Law and Policy, 1954–2010
by Benjamin M. Superfine
Language: English
Release Date: March 11, 2013

Educational equality has long been a vital concept in US law and policy. Since Brown v. Board of Education, the concept of educational equality has remained markedly durable and animated major school reform efforts, including desegregation, school finance reform, the education of students with disabilities...
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Realizing Educational Rights

Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

by Anne Newman
Language: English
Release Date: October 28, 2013

In Realizing Educational Rights, Anne Newman examines two educational rights questions that arise at the intersection of political theory, educational policy, and law: What is the place of a right to education in a participatory democracy, and how can we realize this right in the United States? Tracking...
Cover of The Culture of Education Policy
by Sandra Stein
Language: English
Release Date: December 15, 2009

This powerful book shows the many unintended ways in which social and educational policy can shape, if not constrain, the work of educating students. Focusing on the creation and history of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) from its inception in 1965 to the present, Stein...
Cover of California School Law

California School Law

Third Edition

by Frank Kemerer, Peter Sansom
Language: English
Release Date: October 2, 2013

Now in its third edition, California School Law is the only comprehensive source discussing how federal and state law affects the day-to-day operation of the state's traditional public, charter, and private schools. While the book is comprehensive, the authors have written it for a broad audience....
Cover of University of Chicago Law Review: Symposium - Understanding Education in the United States: Volume 79, Number 1 - Winter 2012
by University of Chicago Law Review
Language: English
Release Date: December 20, 2013

This first issue of 2012 features articles and essays from internationally recognized legal and education scholars, including an extensive Symposium on understanding education and its issues of policy and law in the United States. Topics include economic structures in education, teaching patriotism,...
Cover of A Guide To The SEND Code of Practice [Updated for 2016/17]
by Douglas Silas
Language: English
Release Date: September 1, 2014

"The guide that the Government should have written, but didn’t!" Now updated for 2016/17, this is the comprehensive guide to the Special Educational Needs & Disability Code of Practice 2014 and new SEN  framework, which came into force in September 2014.   ...
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The Devil in Dover

An Insider's Story of Dogma v. Darwin in Small-Town America

by Lauri Lebo
Language: English
Release Date: April 12, 2016

“A brilliant account” of the controversial 2005 legal battle between evolution and creationism in public education “by a first-rate journalist” (Howard Zinn). In 2004, the School Board of Dover, Pennsylvania, decided to require its ninth-grade biology students to learn intelligent design—a...
Cover of Unprofitable Schooling

Unprofitable Schooling

Examining the Causes of, and Fixes for, America's Broken Ivory Tower

Language: English
Release Date: February 12, 2019

Most economies advance by simultaneously decreasing costs and increasing quality. Unfortunately, when it comes to higher education, this has been turned on its head. Costs keep rising while quality declines. How has this happened? What can be done? This exceptional volume looks at the issues...
Cover of Five Miles Away, A World Apart

Five Miles Away, A World Apart

One City, Two Schools, and the Story of Educational Opportunity in Modern America

by James E. Ryan
Language: English
Release Date: August 6, 2010

How is it that, half a century after Brown v. Board of Education, educational opportunities remain so unequal for black and white students, not to mention poor and wealthy ones? In his important new book, Five Miles Away, A World Apart, James E. Ryan answers this question by tracing the fortunes of...
Cover of The Courts, the Charter, and the Schools

The Courts, the Charter, and the Schools

The Impact of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms on Educational Policy and Practice, 1982-2007

Language: English
Release Date: January 30, 2010

The adoption of the Canadian Constitution Act in 1982, with its embedded Charter of Rights and Freedoms, ushered in an era of unprecedented judicial influence on Canada's public policy. The Courts, the Charter, and the Schools examines how the Constitution Act has affected educational policy during...
Cover of A Treatise Upon the Law of Copyright in the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the Crown, and in the United States of America
by E. J. MacGillivray
Language: English
Release Date: March 15, 2014

A Treatise Upon the Law of Copyright in the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the Crown, and in the United States of America The foundations of this work were laid by my endeavours to understand what is perhaps the most complicated and obscure series of statutes in the statute book. In working...
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