Journal of Law and Education

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

Articles from Vol. 32, No. 2, April

Accommodating Mental Disabilities in Higher Education: A Practical Guide to ADA Requirements
ABSTRACTStatistics compiled by the American Council on Education reveal that the number of students reporting learning disabilities and other mental handicaps in higher education continues to grow, leading to double time on exams, impunity from spelling...
Chalk Talk-"No Child Left Behind" and the Promotion of Single-Sex Public Education in Primary and Secondary Schools: Shattering the Glass Ceilings Perpetuated by Coeducation
I. IntroductionMany studies have revealed the detrimental effect the coeducational model has inflicted on students, particularly adolescent girls.1 Meanwhile, their counterparts in single-sex primary and secondary schools have thrived academically and...
Does "For-Profit" Mean "Re-Failing" Students?
In the April 2002 issue of the JOURNAL,1 Kathleen Conn, who is a school district curriculum supervisor, traced the "privatization of public schools"2 in terms of state takeover subcontracts with and charter schools by for-profit school management companies,...
How Educational Management Companies Serve Charter Schools and Their Students
To most traditional school district administrators, the charter school movement is a slap in the face, because the underlying premise of the charter school movement is that existing public schools are inadequate. Charter schools also hit school districts...
Law Review digests(Proquest Information and Learning: ... Denotes Title Omitted.) Primary & Secondary Education
ArticlesMartin H. Belsky, Random vs. Suspicion-Based Testing in the Public Schools-A Surprising Civil Liberties Dilemma, 27 OKLA. CITY U.L. REV. 1 (2002). In Earls v. Bd. Of Educ., the Tenth Circuit decided that since the school in question did not have...
Law Review Digests-Universities & Other Institutions of Higher Learning
ArticlesLee Bollinger, Seven Myths About Affirmative Action in Universities, 38 WILLAMETTE L. REV. 535 (2002). The author succinctly outlines the myths that underlie arguments against affirmative action and asks the essential question: Is our nation...
(Proquest Information and Learning: Title Omitted.) Universities and Other Institutions of Higher Learning
Constitutional Claims and Civil RightsUniversity employee sued university for unlawful retaliation for exercising rights pursuant to Title VII. An employee sued his employing university due to denial of tenure and termination. The trial ended with an...
Recent Decisions - SUPREME COURT
Review DeniedDecisions without published opinions in the lower court:DOCKET NO.: 01-1788NAME: Dorsett v. Louisiana Tech UniversityDATE: Oct. 7, 2002CITATION: cert. denied, 123 S.Ct. 100 (2002)DOCKET NO.: 01-1847NAME: In re RettigDATE: Oct. 7, 2002CITATION:...
Recent Developments in the Law-Primary and Secondary Education
STATE COURT AND LOWER FEDERAL COURT DECISIONSConstitutional Claims and Civil RightsTeacher with multiple sclerosis sued school board under Americans with Disabilities Act for failing to provide appropriate accommodations. After learning of a teacher's...
The Meaning of Educational Adequacy: The Confusion of DeRolph
ABSTRACTThis paper contains an examination of the DeRolph1 educational finance case in Ohio within a framework of judicial attempts to define educational adequacy. The problem with educational finance in the United States is summarized and the emergence...
The New Parental Rights Challenge to School Control: Has the Supreme Court Mandated School Choice?
A revolution in the traditional mechanisms of school governance and control is occurring in the United States, a revolution that is expected to be energized by the decision of the United States Supreme Court in Zelman v. Simmons-Harris,1 permitting voucher...

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