by John Dunn
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.
by Jim Walsh, Laurie Maniotis, Frank Kemerer
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,...
by Spring Su
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...
by Benjamin M. Superfine
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...
Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities
by Anne Newman
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...
by Sandra Stein
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...
by Frank Kemerer, Peter Sansom
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....
by University of Chicago Law Review
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,...
by Douglas Silas
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.
An Insider's Story of Dogma v. Darwin in Small-Town America
by Lauri Lebo
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...
Examining the Causes of, and Fixes for, America's Broken Ivory Tower
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...
One City, Two Schools, and the Story of Educational Opportunity in Modern America
by James E. Ryan
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...
The Impact of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms on Educational Policy and Practice, 1982-2007
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...
by E. J. MacGillivray
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...