Journal of Law and Education

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

Articles from Vol. 40, No. 3, July

Chalk Talk - [Censored]: Book Banning in the US Education System
I. INTRODUCTIONIt may be shocking to discover that even in an open democracy like the United States, books are banned.1 In the past four years, there have been over 250 attempts by school districts at book banning in 31 states.2 As shocking as this might...
Commentary - PRIMARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION
ArticlesRosemary Salomone, Caught in a Time Warp: The Education Rights of English Language Learners, 25 J. Civ. Rts. & Econ. Dev. 141 (2010). Two competing views concerning bilingual education are compared. The author examines evidence of the advantages...
Commentary - UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
ArticlesRichard Duncan, The "Clearest Command" of the Establishment Clause: Denominational Preferences, Religious Liberty, and Public Scholarships That Classify Religions, 55 S.D. L. Rev. 390 (2010). The author attempts to reconcile the Establishment...
Counterpoint Introduction - Does Section 504 Require a Section 504 Plan for Each Eligible Non-IDEA Student?
Although overlapping with and extending well beyond the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act,1 the two key questions under Section 504 for students in K- 12 public schools who do not meet the IDEA definition of disability are: 1) who is eligible?...
Please Don't Tell My Mom! A Minor's Right to Informational Privacy
Charlene Nguon, a 17 year-old student at Santiago High School, was on track to attend UCLA after graduation.1 A junior with a clear disciplinary record and straight A's, she was not all that different from other students- except Charlene was hiding something...
Public Single-Sex K-12 Education: The Renewal of Sex-Based Policy by Post-Race Politics, 1986-2006
ABSTRACTA new movement for single-sex education in public K-12 schools attracted national attention in the early 1990s and attained federal funding and legal support in the early 2000s. This paper argues that this rise of sex-conscious education policy...
Recent Decisions - LOWER FEDERAL COURTS AND STATE COURTS PRIMARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION
Faculty and AdministrationPrincipal appealed revocation of educator's certificate . A principal was made aware of a cell phone video that depicted several students engaged in oral sex. The principal failed to investigate the issue further and stated...
Recent Decisions - LOWER FEDERAL COURTS AND STATE COURTS UNIVERSITIES & OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
Faculty and AdministrationProfessor sued university alleging discrimination. A visiting professor, a native of China, was promoted over another visiting professor, a native of Taiwan. The university stated the reason for the decision was based on the...
Recent Decisions - SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
Review DeniedDecisions without published opinions in lower courtDOCKET NO: 10-820NAME: Schain v. SchmidtDATE CERT. DENIED: Feb. 22, 201 1CITATION: 131 S. Ct. 1503Decisions with published opinion in lower courtDOCKET NO: 10-436NAME: RB. v. Piano lndep....