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California school law / Frank Kemerer, Peter Sansom.


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Kemerer, Frank R.
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Third edition.
Stanford, California : Stanford Law Books, 2013.
  • Book
  • xx, 570 pages cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Now in its fully-updated third edition, California School Law is the only comprehensive resource that examines how federal and state law affects the day-to-day operation of the state's traditional public, charter, and private schools. Accessible and broadly appealing, this indispensible desktop reference is vital reading for administrators, school attorneys, union leaders, and policymakers. Fully updated to reflect recent developments in educational jurisprudence, the newest edition of California School Law explains the legal framework within which California schooling operates. The book examines student attendance and truancy, curriculum law, teacher and student rights of expression--including the use of electronic communication devices and social media, religion, students with disabilities, discipline, privacy and search and seizure, race and gender discrimination, and issues of legal liability. The book's companion website provides new information as it becomes available, and ensures all coverage is up-to-date. "-- Provided by publisher. "California School Law provides the first comprehensive discussion of how law affects the day-to-day operation of the state's public, charter, and private schools. The book is written for a wide audience including policymakers, governing board members, school administrators, union leaders, teachers, education law attorneys, education law professors and their students, and parents. In its twelve chapters, readers will find a detailed yet readable account of the many ways law structures the delivery of educational services in California. Beginning with an explanation of the legal framework within which California schooling takes place, the book examines constitutional, statutory, and judicial law governing attendance and instruction, school accountability, school finance, the collective bargaining process, employment, free speech, religion, the delivery of services to children of disabilities, student discipline, open meetings and records, privacy and student search and seizure, race and gender discrimination and harassment, and legal liability"-- Provided by publisher.
Sansom, Peter (Peter Andrew)

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