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The legal world of the school principal : what leaders need to know about school law / M. Scott Norton.

By: Norton, M. Scott [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]Description: xi, 176 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): School principals -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States | Educational law and legislation -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Legal world of the school principal.DDC classification: 344.73/07
Contents:
How the legal responsibilities of school leaders are determined and implemented -- The legal rights and liabilities of school principals -- Legal rights and liabilities concerning teacher personnel -- Legal responsibilities and liabilities in relations to student personnel.
Summary: The focus of The Legal World of the School Principal is to emphasize the legal responsibilities of the school principal. This book will help principals be knowledgeable of the court cases and federal and state laws that affect their daily work. Research studies have revealed that a large majority of school principals spends over twenty percent of their time on matters that involve legal contentions. In addition, principals report they were not well prepared to meet the legal challenges facing them in their leadership roles. Landmark court cases relating to education are discussed as well as the federal and state court systems commonly found in the United States. -- Provided by publisher. 520.
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Includes bibliographical references.

How the legal responsibilities of school leaders are determined and implemented -- The legal rights and liabilities of school principals -- Legal rights and liabilities concerning teacher personnel -- Legal responsibilities and liabilities in relations to student personnel.

The focus of The Legal World of the School Principal is to emphasize the legal responsibilities of the school principal. This book will help principals be knowledgeable of the court cases and federal and state laws that affect their daily work. Research studies have revealed that a large majority of school principals spends over twenty percent of their time on matters that involve legal contentions. In addition, principals report they were not well prepared to meet the legal challenges facing them in their leadership roles. Landmark court cases relating to education are discussed as well as the federal and state court systems commonly found in the United States. -- Provided by publisher. 520.

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