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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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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