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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2019-2020 School Year Edition
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ISBN: 9781522184706
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Book Edition: 19E

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The Maryland School Law Deskbook is the only education law reference of its kind in the state. Written by experienced education law attorneys, and published in cooperation with the Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE), this comprehensive publication offers current and authoritative information on legal issues facing schools within the context of state and federal education law.

Clearly written in a straightforward question-and-answer format, Maryland School Law Deskbook is concise, intuitive, and accessible. Complete with a comprehensive index and a table of cases cited, it is the essential education law resource for school principals, administrators, school board members, superintendents, education professionals and attorneys in Maryland.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Frances Hughes Glendening

Foreword by Dr. Lillian M. Lowery

About the Authors


List of Common Acronyms and Abbreviations


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, Safety & Security, Health & Nutrition, and Student Transportation

6.  Employee Relations and Rights

7.  Employee Discipline and Dismissal

8.  The Elementary and Secondary Education 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