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Equity & Discrimination

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A View from the Federal Appellate Docket: A Snapshot of Cases Impacting Public Schools, Authored By: Francisco Negron, Date Published: 10/30/2008, Page Count: 23, Product#: 270922
A snapshot of the federal school law appellate docket. This article was presented at the 2008 School Law Practice Seminar.
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Across the Border and Into the Classroom: Legal Issues Affecting the Education of Immigrant Students and English Language Learners, Authored By: John W. Borkowski and Maree Sneed, Date Published: 10/30/2008, Page Count: 21, Product#: 270926
As a result of the explosive growth both in the Nation’s immigrant population as a whole and particularly in the number of students speaking languages other than English as their first language, school districts increasingly will face educational, political and legal challenges related to immigrant students in their schools and to the needs of English language learners (“ELL”) whether or not they are immigrants. This article was presented at the 2008 School Law Practice Seminar.
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Civil Rights and Student Discipline: Practical Steps to Prepare for and Defend State and Federal Discrimination Claims, Authored By: Chinni, Christine, Date Published: 1/25/2007, Page Count: 22, Product#: 39986
Discusses students and their advocates' efforts to constrain school officials’ ability to discipline students by claiming discrimination against identified groups of students and the nature of the evidence cited by students in support of these claims.
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Closing the Achievement Gap within a Race-Neutral Legal Framework, Authored By: Jollee Faber Patterson and Michael Porter, Date Published: 4/19/2012, Page Count: 17, Product#: 282621
This article looks at possible strategies to address the achievement gap, examines the legal framework for evaluating these strategies, and offers creative and constructive approaches school attorneys can use to assist districts seeking to close the gap.
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Dealing with Difference: Discomfort, Diversity, or Discrimination, Authored By: Susan G. Clark, Date Published: 3/28/2008, Page Count: 10, Product#: 270923
Students or employees who identify as gay, lesbian, or transgender pose unique challenges to public schools. This article was presented at the 2008 School Law Practice Seminar.
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Defining Equal Opportunity in School-Sponsored Extracurricular Activities and Athletics, Authored By: Lawrence Giordano and Samuel Jackson, Date Published: 10/11/2013, Page Count: 34, Product#: 285656
This paper explores the mixed messages contained in the DOE's OCR guidance for schools to provide students with disabilities an equal opportunity for participation in extracurricular activities and sports and in public statements by OCR officials, note NSBA’s request for clarification, and identify potential issues that schools will encounter as they attempt to comply.
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Education Law Cases 2005-2006, Authored By: Burns, Tom and Soronen, Lisa, Date Published: 12/14/2006, Page Count: 157, Product#: 39660
This reference book compiles summaries of selected education law cases from August 2005 through July 2006. Presented in topical format, it includes cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, federal appellate and district courts and state supreme and appellate courts. Case summaries are grouped by court under broad topics such as employment, student rights, curriculum, and religion. Topical and alphabetical tables of cases are provided.
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Education Law Cases 2006-2007, Authored By: COSA, Date Published: 9/17/2007, Page Count: 131, Product#: 41599
This reference book compiles summaries of selected education law cases from August 2006 through July 2007. Meant as an overview, it is not a comprehensive education law reporter, but rather a review of cases selected because of their importance to practitioners of school law. The summaries focus on the facts and the courts’ rationale and do not offer commentary or analysis. Presented in a topical format, this publication includes cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, federal appellate and district courts, and state supreme and appellate courts. Case summaries are grouped by court under broad topics such as employment, student rights, liability, and religion. Some case summaries appear in more than one topic. Topical and alphabetical tables of cases are provided to assist the reader in finding particular cases.
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Education Law Cases 2007–2008, Authored By: Thomas Burns, Date Published: 10/23/2008, Page Count: 143, Product#: 270357
This is a compilation of summaries of selected education law cases for the period August 2007 through July 2008. Presented in topical format, this publication includes cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, federal appellate and district courts, and state supreme, appellate, and trail courts. Case summaries are grouped by court under broad topics such as employment and labor, student rights and discipline, and religion. Topical and alphabetical tables of cases are provided to assist the reader in finding particular cases.
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Ensuring Athletic Equity and Avoiding Liability Under Title IX, Authored By: McKeon, Michael, Date Published: 1/25/2007, Page Count: 12, Product#: 39991
Discusses complying with Title IX using the 1979 HEW "Policy Interpretation" and its tripartite test for determining whether educational institutions that receive federal funds are providing equitable athletic opportunities to students.
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