The Law of Schools, Students and Teachers in a Nutshell

Authors: Alexander, Kern / Alexander, M. David
Edition: 5th
Copyright Date: 2015
  • Publication Date: March 6th, 2015
  • ISBN: 9780314288851
  • Subject: Education Law
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: This text captures the key points of the precedents governing student rights and responsibilities relating to attendance, speech, expression, religion, discipline, grades, tests, drugs, search and seizure, the emerging law of social media, i.e., cyberbullying, and the range of procedural due process interests. The book further addresses the range of constitutional rights and protections for teachers as well as employment terms and conditions, including contracts, tenure and potential liabilities.