School Law, 39th Edition
Contents at a Glance
The New York State School System – Structural Overview / Public School Governance / Annual and Special School District Meetings / Public School Finances / Fiscal Management / Public School Staff / Employee Constitutional, Leave and Retirement Rights / Employee Contractual Relations / Students / Transportation / Public School Facilities / Religion / Liability and Litigation
• Represent students, teachers, administrators and school boards with confidence in matters arising from the common legal problems encountered in the education system
• Understand the various statutory enactments and administrative decisions affecting public schools
• Know how to help school board members develop a better understanding of their roles as policy makers.
• Be able to provide the public with a greater understanding of the vast legal details involved in operating a school district.
Starting in 1994, the New York State Bar Association joined the New York State School Boards Association as co-publisher of School Law, originally written by Professor William J. Hageny. Since then, School Law has been widely recognized for many years as a valuable resource for attorneys who handle school law matters as well as board members, administrators and teachers.
The information in this handbook, which is primarily presented in an easy-to-use question-and-answer format, has been culled from a variety of sources, including New York statutory and case law, the Rules of the Board of Regents, decisions and regulations of the Commissioner of Education and the opinions of the State Comptroller and the Attorney General, New York and federal laws and regulations, court decisions from all levels of the judicial system, and relevant guidance materials from state and federal agencies.
This book is an invaluable text of first reference, whether you represent a student, teacher, parent, administrator or a school board.
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- November 29, 2022