Teachers and the Law (8th Edition)

ISBN-13: 9780132564236

ISBN-10: 0132564238

Author: David Schimmel, Leslie R. Stellman, Louis Fischer

Edition: 8

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Paperback 480 pages
Law, Education
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Acknowledged author David Schimmel wrote Teachers and the Law (8th Edition) comprising 480 pages back in 2010. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0132564238 and 9780132564236. Since then Teachers and the Law (8th Edition) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $4.25 or rent at the marketplace.


A comprehensive and user-friendly guide to school law with a wholly unique question-and-answer format.

Written in a user-friendly question-and-answer format that engages and encourages readers, the new eighth edition of Teachers and the Law offers future educators a thorough and wide-ranging understanding of United States public school law. Eliminating technical and intimidating legal speak in favor of clear and simple explanations, this comprehensive school law text provides school professions with the knowledge and tools they need to both understand legal issues as they arise and to practice preventive law regardless of their legal background. Blending the use of straightforward and easy-to-understand prose with real-life examples and case studies, Teachers and the Law is a vital reference for those who are likely to face pressing school law questions in their coming careers as educators.

The newest edition of this text highlights current trends and decisions in the most recent areas of school law. New topics include teachers’ controversial postings on the internet, the Teacher Liability Protection Act, peer sexual harassment, disciplining students for cyber-bullying, recent restrictions on teachers’ academic freedom and personal life, protections for gay and lesbian students, and for students’ freedom of religious and political expression. The eighth edition also explains changes in affirmative action decisions, special education, and the likely changes in the No Child Left Behind law. In addition, the most current edition divides the topic of freedom of expression into two chapters to give readers an expanded understanding of this increasingly controversial topic for both teachers and students.