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Created and published by the New York State School Boards Association in cooperation with the New York State Bar Association and LexisNexis, School Law, 34th Edition presents a broad spectrum of education law issues in a unique question-and-answer format.
New for the 34th Edition, School Law will be available in eBook format. Same trusted authority, increased flexibility and accessibility.
Your purchase includes access to the exclusive School Law Plus Website, with expanded research material!
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School Law has been fully revised and expanded to incorporate the latest legal and regulatory developments.
The 34th Edition covers such important areas as:
- School elections
- School budgets
- Access to school board meetings
- Tax levy limits
- Competitive bidding
- Annual professional performance reviews
- Teacher tenure and discipline
- Fiscal accountability
- Student rights
- School accountability
- Non-public school services
- Special education requirements
- Collective bargaining
- And much more
As in prior years, each volume of School Law is shipped with an exclusive single-user account for access to School Law Plus, an online research tool. School Law Plus offers convenient access to a broad array of updated legal resources. Data includes both New York and federal material, as well as case law. The website is updated periodically to help keep you informed of recent changes in the law. Use your personal password and the instructions provided with your book purchase and log on to get started!
Legal Expertise … On Demand!
New for this year, School Law has been adapted as an eBook available only through LexisNexis. Discover the convenience of School Law in eBook format—bringing you the same authoritative content at the same price. As well as additional portability and accessibility to the content you need, where and when you need it.
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NYSSBA provides advocacy, training and information to school boards in support of their mission to govern the state’s public schools.
For more information on NYSSBA, please visit www.nyssba.org.
General Information and Abbreviations
- New Statutory and Regulatory Law
- State Statutes
- The Board of Regents and State Regulations
- New Case Law
- Structure of the New York State School System
- School Boards and School District Officers
- School Board Meetings and School District Records
- School Budget Development and Adoption
- Annual and Special School District Meetings
- Voting at School District Meetings
- Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)
- The District Superintendent
- School Administrators
- Teachers—Employment Qualifications and Certification Requirements
- Teacher Rights and Responsibilities
- Discipline and Termination of Tenured Teachers and Administrators
- Non-instructional Employees
- Fingerprinting Requirements, and Teacher and Principal Performance Evaluations
- Employee Contractual Relations
- Employee Statutory Leave Rights
- Employee Constitutional Rights
- Students—School Attendance
- Students—Health and Welfare
- Student Constitutional Rights
- Student Discipline
- Students with Disabilities
- Instruction and Curricula
- School District Reorganization
- School Buildings, Grounds and Equipment
- School Building Safety
- School District Liability
- Defense and Indemnification
- Fiscal Management
- Assessment and Collection of Taxes
- State Aid
- Religion and Public Education
- Nonpublic Schools
- Charter Schools