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Maryland School Law Deskbook

Current and authoritative information on legal issues facing Maryland schools within the context of state and federal education law.

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2018-2019 School Year Edition
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Maryland School Law Deskbook is a concise and accessible guide written by experienced education law attorneys, and published in cooperation with the Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE). It offers current and authoritative information on legal issues facing schools within the context of state and federal education law. This is the essential desk reference for school administrators, school board members, superintendents, education professionals, and attorneys.

The Deskbook includes 16 chapters on key topics such as:

  • Local School Board Roles and Responsibilities
  • State Role in Education
  • Federal Role in Education
  • Budget and Finance
  • School Facilities, Student Transportation, and Health and Safety
  • Employee Relations and Rights
  • Employee Discipline and Dismissal
  • No Child Left Behind Act
  • Tort, Liability and Insurance Issues
  • Student Attendance, Instruction, and Records
  • Student Discipline/Search and Seizure
  • Student Speech, Press and Dress
  • Church/State Relations and Equal Access Act
  • Student Classifications and Diversity Issues
  • Educating Students with Disabilities
  • Public Charter Schools and Public School Alternatives

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Table of Contents

 Foreword by Frances Hughes Glendening
Foreword by Dr. Lillian M. Lowery
About the Authors
Acknowledgments
List of Common Acronyms and Abbreviations
Introduction


1.  Local School Board Roles and Responsibilities
2.  State Role in Public Education
3.  Federal Role in Education
4.  Budget and Finance
5.  School Facilities, Student Transportation, and Health and Safety
6.  Employee Relations and Rights
7.  Employee Discipline and Dismissal
8.  The No Child Left Behind Act
9.  Tort, Liability and Insurance Issues
10.  Student Attendance, Instruction, and Records
11.  Student Discipline/Search and Seizure
12.  Student Speech, Press and Dress
13.  Church/State Relations and Equal Access Act
14.  Student Classifications and Diversity Issues
15.  Education of Students with Disabilities
16.  Public Charter Schools and Public School Alternatives

Table of Cases
User's Guide to the Index
Index