Journal of Law and Education

Journal providing news and research regarding education administration and legal issues.

Articles from Vol. 42, No. 1, Winter

Coaches Corner - UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
ArticlesThomas A. Baker III, John Grady, and Jesse M. Rappole, Consent Theory as a Possible Cure for Unconscionable Terms in Student-Athlete Contracts, 22 Marq. Sports L. Rev. 619 (2012). College student-athletes are required to sign standard-form contracts...
Coloring a Green Generation: The Law and Policy of Nationally-Mandated Environmental Education and Social Value Formation at the Primary and Secondary Academic Levels
I. INTRODUCTION"In the end we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught."1 "Today's children are the global citizens of tomorrow. They influence their families and shape their attitudes,...
Commentary- PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
ArticlesDavid Gröshöff, Child, Please - Stop the Anti-Queer School Bullycides: A Modest Proposal to Hoist Social Conservatives by their Own "God, Guns and Gays" Petard. 1 1 U. Md. L.J. Race Religion Gender & Class 151 (201 1). This article discusses...
Commentary - UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION
ArticlesMaurice C. Daniels & Cameron Van Patterson, (Re Considering Race in the Desegregation of Higher Education, 46 Ga. L. Rev. 521 (2012). This article discusses the desegregation of higher education institutions, and specifically the struggles...
Homeschooling Laws (or Lack Thereof) in New Jersey-Are Children Slipping through the Cracks?
I. INTRODUCTIONThere is no doubt that homeschooling has many benefits, including providing one-on-one instruction, individualized pacing, and the chance for the student to earn college credits before college begins. However, not every homeschooled child...
Recent Decisions - PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION
Constitutional Claims and Civil RightsEmployee appealed dismissal of hostile work environment claim against school district under Minnesota Human Rights Act (MHRA). A Minnesota school employee claimed she was subjected to a hostile work environment because...
Recent Decisions - SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
Review DeniedDecisions without published opinion in lower courtDOCKET NO: 12-157NAME: Amaechi v. U. of Ky.DATE CERT. DENIED: 10/09/2012CITATION: - S. Ct. -, 81 U.S.L.W. 3193Decisions with published opinion in lower courtDOCKET NO: 11-1432NAME: Silverstein...
Recent Decisions - UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
Constitutional Claims and Civil RightsInstructor brought equal protection action against community college alleging unlawful race discrimination. A white instructor had been employed full-time at a community college until her contract expired. Later,...
Rose V. Williams: Wrongly Decided?
I. INTRODUCTIONAgainst the backdrop of criticism of Kentucky's educational system, Kentucky's Supreme Court decided one of the most important cases regarding Kentucky's public education in Rose v. Council for Better Education, Inc.' In that case, parents...