"This text is written for K-12 educators and others who have little background in school law and need to know the sources of law under which educators operate. It focuses on an understanding of legal rationale and principles that inform practice." This text enables educators to operate in a legally defensible and educationally sound manner. This new edition examines policies and litigation pertaining to church and state issues, legal rights and restrictions applicable to students and teachers, desegregation, school finance, vouchers, and charter schools, developments in disabilities law, and harassment of students. Pre-service and in-service teachers and administratorsLa Morte, Michael W. is the author of 'School Law Cases and Concepts' with ISBN 9780205165681 and ISBN 0205165680.