California School Law

Third Edition

Author: Frank Kemerer,Peter Sansom

Publisher: Stanford University Press

ISBN: 0804788421

Category: Law

Page: 592

View: 814

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. California School Law has become a coveted desk-top reference for administrators, governing board members, school attorneys, union leaders, and policymakers. It also has been widely adopted as a classroom textbook in educational administration and education law classes. The first chapter provides an explanation of the legal framework within which California schooling takes place and key players at the state, district, and school level. Ensuing chapters examine student attendance and truancy, curriculum law, employment law, teacher and student rights of expression, the school and religion, students with disabilities, student discipline, privacy and search and seizure, and legal liability in both state and federal court. Also included are chapters on unions and collective bargaining, educational finance issues, and racial and gender discrimination. Appendices provide a glossary of legal terminology, an explanation of how to find and read legislative enactments and judicial decisions, and a list of sources for accessing law. The book's table of contents is included on this website. Law never stands still. To keep current with changing legal precedent, the authors maintain a cumulative update for the third edition at www.californiaschoollaw.org.

California School Law

Second Edition

Author: Frank Kemerer,Peter Sansom

Publisher: Stanford University Press

ISBN: 0804760381

Category: Law

Page: 557

View: 345

First edition published in 2005.

California School Law

Second Edition

Author: Frank Kemerer,Peter Sansom

Publisher: Stanford University Press

ISBN: 0804771154

Category: Law

Page: 584

View: 6082

Now in its second 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. California School Law has become a coveted desk-top reference for administrators, governing board members, school attorneys, union leaders, and policymakers. It also has been widely adopted as a classroom textbook in educational administration and education law classes. In commenting on the first edition, Michael Kirst, Stanford University Education Professor-Emeritus, noted that "The writing style is a blend of law and policy that is easy to follow." Other reviews that greeted the first edition are available on this website. The first chapter provides an explanation of the legal framework within which California schooling takes place and key players at the state, district, and school level. Ensuing chapters examine student attendance and truancy, curriculum law, employment law, teacher and student rights of expression, the school and religion, students with disabilities, student discipline, privacy and search and seizure, and legal liability in both state and federal court. Also included are chapters on unions and collective bargaining, educational finance issues, and racial and gender discrimination. Appendices provide a glossary of legal terminology, an explanation of how to find and read legislative enactments and judicial decisions, and a list of sources for accessing law. The book's table of contents is included on this website. Also included are links two sections from the second edition, one dealing with the discipline of students with disabilities and the other with student rights of expression. Law never stands still. To keep the book current, the authors will maintain a cumulative update for the second edition on this website.

School Law

A California Perspective

Author: Arthur J. Townley

Publisher: Kendall Hunt

ISBN: 9780757510144

Category: Law

Page: 203

View: 8252

Critical Race Theory in Education

All God's Children Got a Song

Author: Adrienne D. Dixson,Celia K. Rousseau Anderson,Jamel K. Donnor

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 131748701X

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 2710

Appropriate for both students curious about Critical Race Theory (CRT) and established scholars, Critical Race Theory in Education is a valuable guide to how this theoretical lens can help better understand and seek solutions to educational inequity. While CRT has been established as a vital theoretical framework for understanding the ways race-neutral policies and laws sustain and promote racial inequity, questions around how to engage and use CRT remain. This second edition of Critical Race Theory in Education evaluates the role of CRT in the field of higher education, answering important questions about how we should understand and account for racial disparities in our school systems. Parts I and II trace the roots of CRT from the legal scholarship in which it originated to the educational discourse in which it now resides. A much-anticipated Part III examines contemporary issues in racial discourse and offers all-important practical methods for adopting CRT in the classroom.

Cultural Proficiency

A Manual for School Leaders

Author: Randall B. Lindsey,Kikanza Nuri Robins,Raymond D. Terrell

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1412963621

Category: Education

Page: 318

View: 1172

This powerful third edition offers fresh approaches that enable school leaders to engage in effective interactions with students, educators, and the communities they serve.

School Finance

A California Perspective

Author: Arthur J. Townley,June H. Schmieder-Ramirez,Lillian Biermann Wehmeyer

Publisher: Kendall Hunt

ISBN: 9780757515842

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 228

View: 1824

Studying Diversity in Teacher Education

Author: Arnetha F. Ball,Cynthia A. Tyson

Publisher: American Educational Research Association

ISBN: 1442204427

Category: Education

Page: 448

View: 3394

Studying Diversity in Teacher Education is a collaborative effort by experts seeking to elucidate one of the most important issues facing education today. First, the volume examines historically persistent, yet unresolved issues in teacher education and presents research that is currently being done to address these issues. Second, it centers on research on diverse populations, bringing together both research on diversity and research on diversity in teacher education. The contributors present frameworks, perspectives and paradigms that have implications for reframing research on complex issues that are often ignored or treated too simplistically in teacher education literature. Concluding the volume with an agenda for future research and a guide for preparing teachers for diversity education in a global context, the contributors provide a solid foundation for all educators. Studying Diversity in Teacher Education is a vital resource for all those interested in diversity and education research.

Special Education and the Law

A Guide for Practitioners

Author: Allan G. Osborne, Jr.,Charles J. Russo

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483303152

Category: Education

Page: 368

View: 3908

The ultimate resource for success in special education—newly updated! Authored by two past presidents of the Educational Law Association, this essential guide translates legalese into your language and allows you to focus on your core competency: providing excellent education for students with special needs. Updated to reflect significant court decisions and new developments, the book features: Extensive coverage of IDEA’s reauthorization, Section 504 and the ADA, and FAPE and LRE New analysis of parent and student rights Guidance on discipline A preventative approach to special education litigation Focus on federal and state interpretations of the law

Data Analysis for Continuous School Improvement

Author: Victoria L. Bernhardt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351587854

Category: Education

Page: 414

View: 3250

This book is a call to action. It is about inspiring schools and school districts to commit to continuous school improvement by providing a framework that will result in improving teaching for every teacher and learning for every student through the comprehensive use of data. A culmination of over 30 years of doing the hard work in schools and districts both nationally and internationally, Data Analysis for Continuous School Improvement shares new, evidence-based learnings about how to analyze, report, communicate, and use multiple measures of data. The updated edition provides a wealth of tools, protocols, timelines, examples, and strategies that will help schools and districts become genuine learning organizations. Data Analysis for Continuous School Improvement provides a new definition of school improvement, away from a singular focus on compliance, toward a true commitment to excellence.

Moving Leadership Standards Into Everyday Work

Descriptions of Practice

Author: WestEd

Publisher: WestEd

ISBN: 0914409174

Category: Education

Page: 57

View: 8432

Moving Leadership Standards Into Everyday Work: Descriptions of Practicefleshes out the most widely used leadership standards by identifying underlying goals and providing a detailed narrative of specific administrator actions, attitudes, and understanding necessary to attain each goal. These descriptions of practice also depict what each standard looks like across a continuum of development as an administrator moves from being a tactical manager to a strategic instructional leader whose efforts result in improved student learning.

School Personnel Administration

A California Perspective

Author: Arthur J. Townley,June Schmieder-Ramirez,Lillian Wehmeyer

Publisher: Kendall Hunt

ISBN: 9780757508691

Category: Education

Page: N.A

View: 2343

Contemporary Employment Law

Author: C. Kerry Fields,Henry R. Cheeseman

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454873434

Category: Law

Page: 804

View: 4962

Contemporary Employment Law, Third Edition, is a straightforward approach to learning the legal essentials of managing a modern workforce, through a practical, balanced discussion of employment and labor law. Designed for a one-semester course that covers the major aspects of employment and discrimination law, the text begins by identifying the differences between employees and independent contractors. In a three-part format, the authors cover the Employment Relationship, Equal Opportunity Laws, and Employee Protections and Benefits. The text is written with the student in mind, with interesting examples, concepts summaries, modern topics and issues, and a clearly written narrative approach to the material.

The Bridge to Brilliance

How One Principal in a Tough Community Is Inspiring the World

Author: Nadia Lopez,Rebecca Paley

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101980257

Category: Brownsville (New York, N.Y.)

Page: 266

View: 3925

When a 13 year old told photographer Brandon Stanton that his principal, Ms. Lopez, was the person who most influenced his life, it started a lucky landslide for Nadia Lopez and her small, public school in one of Brooklyn's most wretched communities. The posting on Stanton's wildly popular site Humans of New York went viral. Lopez found herself in the national spotlight and headed for a meeting with Obama, as well as the beneficiary of a million-dollar IndieGoGo campaign for the school. Here is her first-person account of what it took to get to that moment.

A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting

Author: Kenneth A. Adams

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590313800

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 253

View: 1380

The focus of this manual is not what provisions to include in a given contract, but instead how to express those provisions in prose that is free ofthe problems that often afflict contracts.

A Legal Guide to Homeland Security and Emergency Management for State and Local Governments

Author: Ernest B. Abbott

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590315934

Category: Law

Page: 283

View: 5112

This book provides a number of windows into homeland security and emergency management law - covering both the basic structure of the homeland security and emergency management system and presenting detailed analysis of specific areas (such as applying for federal preparedness funds, negotiating intergovernmental agreements, applying for disaster assistance, and managing the impact of catastrophic events).

Leadership for Increasingly Diverse Schools

Author: George Theoharis,Martin Scanlan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317663845

Category: Education

Page: 252

View: 5645

Leadership for Increasingly Diverse Schools provides both practicing and aspiring leaders with the theory, research, and practical guidance to lead socially just schools. Today’s schools are growing more pluralistic and diverse, and leadership is central to reversing long-standing trends of educational inequities, exclusion, and disparate school outcomes. This book helps readers sharpen their awareness of how multiple dimensions of diversity intersect as well as develop strategies for working with students of all socioeconomic statuses, races, religions, sexual orientations, languages, and special needs. Leadership for Increasingly Diverse Schools provides school leaders the tools to foster teaching and learning environments that promote educational equity and excellence for all students. Special Features: Each chapter focuses on a specific dimension of diversity and discusses intersectionality across other areas of difference, including ability/disability, linguistic diversity, race, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender, religion, and social frontiers. Chapters synthesize literature, provide practical strategies and tools, and include school-level and district-level cases illustrating inclusive leadership. End-of-chapter resources point readers toward further discussion of conceptual elements, practice connections, and research applications. A companion website features modifiable downloads and further resources for each chapter.

The California Family Law Paralegal

Author: Dianna L. Noyes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781611635614

Category: Law

Page: 709

View: 7614

The Third Edition of The California Family Law Paralegal is today's method for students and entry level paralegals to learn the theory and practice of their profession within the specific framework of California's laws. Paralegal students and entry level paralegals will enjoy this topical course book and will refer to it again and again as a valuable desk reference in their daily work as a paralegal. This text provides in depth information about the use of Judicial Council forms and other specialized pleadings found in California. Practical exhibits and examples for students and all levels of paralegals are included, as well as sample tests, test questions, and research projects to round out their education. This edition includes the recent changes in California law that relate to the revised statutory definition of marriage, along with as much relevant information as is available at press time in this evolving area of family law. This comprehensive textbook for students and practicing paralegals in California covers the basic nuts and bolts of family law practice using a balanced approach of theory and application.

Intellectual Property Deskbook for the Business Lawyer

A Transactions-based Guide to Intellectual Property Law

Author: Sharon K. Sandeen

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590316801

Category: Law

Page: 251

View: 8906

The Intellectual Property Deskbook is intended to serve as the business lawyer's starting point for issue identification, perspective, and resources in dealing with intellectual property issues and assets, whether in the context of structuring and consummating transactions or in the day-to-day counseling of clients. It is specifically designed to become the go-to reference for beginning the analysis, refreshing the memory, or seeking direction for in depth research on the wide range of IP-related issues.