For graduate-level courses in School Law and Education Law. Also suitable as a quick-reference book for school administrators. This book provides educators with information that will enable them to recognize and address potential legal problems, empower them to make informed judgments and decisions, and alert them when legal counsel should be sought. It thoroughly covers the legal principles governing American schools and discusses the origin and development of laws pertaining to schools. Updated to reflect the latest new statutes and Supreme Court decisions, this edition will heighten the reader's appreciation of how law results from the interaction of educational policy and legal principles.Valente, William D. is the author of 'Law in the Schools', published 2000 under ISBN 9780130305466 and ISBN 0130305464.