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By Michael Imber, Tyll van Geel, J.C. Blokhuis, Jonathan Feldman

Adapted from its father or mother quantity Education legislation, 5th Edition, this available textual content concisely introduces subject matters in legislations which are so much suitable to lecturers. offering public university academics with the criminal wisdom essential to do their jobs, A Teacher’s advisor to schooling Law covers problems with pupil rights, self-discipline, negligence, discrimination, particular schooling, instructor rights, hiring and firing, contracts, unions, collective bargaining, and tenure.

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  • This revised variation comprises new content material on bullying, privateness, discrimination, university finance, and concerns on the subject of web and know-how, in addition to up to date references and case legislation throughout.
  • To relief comprehension, technical phrases are conscientiously defined and summaries of key themes and rules are provided.
  • Case legislation is gifted in the context of real-world examples, making this article obtainable to pre-service academics who've little historical past in law.
  • A significant other site offers extra assets for college students and teachers, comparable to hyperlinks to complete circumstances and a word list of key options.

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In Valent v. New Jersey State Board of Education,68 the court rejected the argument that required instruction in sex education violated plaintiffs’ free exercise rights. 69 A 1995 case involved an “AIDS awareness program” that included frank and graphic discussions of various sexual and other bodily functions and an emphasis on “safe sex” rather than abstinence. ”71 In Fields v. Palmdale School District72 the court rejected a claim by parents that the distribution to elementary school students of a questionnaire containing questions about sex violated parents’ substantive due process and privacy rights.

Whereas the Cornwell plaintiffs sought complete elimination of sex education from the school program, other parents have tried to exempt only their own children. (Recall that some states give parents a statutory right to exempt their children from sex education [see sec. ) In Valent v. New Jersey State Board of Education,68 the court rejected the argument that required instruction in sex education violated plaintiffs’ free exercise rights. 69 A 1995 case involved an “AIDS awareness program” that included frank and graphic discussions of various sexual and other bodily functions and an emphasis on “safe sex” rather than abstinence.

In response to the students’ claim that their free speech rights had been violated, the court ruled that the circumstances under which the two presentations were to be made was sufficiently like that of Santa Fe—the principal had the authority to review all speeches and invocations and had the final say regarding their content—that if they had been permitted to use their material, the school would have violated the Establishment Clause. In other words, not only was the school permitted to prohibit the students from speaking as they wished, but it also was constitutionally obligated to do so.

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