Journal of Law and Education

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

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 4, October

At the Intersection of Law and Psychometrics: Explaining the Validity Clause of No Child Left Behind
I. INTRODUCTIONOn January 8, 2002, President George W. Bush signed No Child Left Behind (NCLB), a law reauthorizing the Elementary and secondary Education Act (ESEA). NCLB represents one of the greatest intrusions of the federal government into education...
Defeating Qualified Privilege with a Showing of Negligence: A Solution to an Educator's Libelous Intra-Office Memo Dilemma
I. IntroductionImagine a public school teacher or university professor is denied tenure and terminated based on an intra-office memo to the tenure committee. After obtaining a copy of the memo, the teacher is horrified to find out that the personal statements...
Law Review Digests-Primary and Secondary Education
Law Review Digests-ARTICLES, NOTES AND COMMENTARYPrimary and secondary EducationArticlesPaula Abrams, The Little Red Schoolhouse: Pierce, State Monopoly of Education and the Politics of Intolerance, 20 Const. Commentary 61 (2003). In Pierce v. Society...
Law Review Digests-Universities and Other Institutions of Higher Learning
Universities and Other Institutions of Higher LearningArticlesNeal Devins, Explaining Grutter v. Bollinger, 152 U. Pa. L. Rev. 347 (2003). When the Supreme Court decided Grutter v. Bollinger, the Court could have represented the politically isolated...
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE LAW-Primary and Secondary Education
STATE COURT AND LOWER FEDERAL COURT DECISIONSConstitutional Claims and Civil RightsStudent sued teacher, alleging he was harassed and discriminated against because of his gender. Teacher forced student to wear a sign soliciting dates. When student removed...
Recent Developments in the Law-Supreme Court Decisions
Education Law cases Carried over from the Court's 2003-2004 Appellate DocketDOCKET NO.: 02-1672NAME: Jackson v. Birmingham Board of EducationDATE: June 14, 2004CITATION: cert, granted, 309 F.3d 1333 (11th Cir. 2002)DOCKET NO.: 03-1524NAME: Haeberle v....
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE LAW-University & Institutions of Higher Learning
Constitutional Claims and Civil RightsFormer Board of Education employee sued her employer asserting constructive discharge, hostile work environment and discrimination on the basis of race and sex. Before resigning her position, the employee experienced...
Reconciling Copyright Ownership Policies for Faculty-Authors in Distance Education
I. INTRODUCTIONIn an era when technology has transformed how higher education can be taught, distance education has become a viable alternative to traditional methods of instruction. As a result, faculty who develop innovative teaching materials for...
Room for "Play in the Joints."-Locke V. Davey
"The Supreme Court . . . unexpectedly reminded us that, under the Constitution, religion is still distinctive"1MARTHA MCCARTHY*On February 25, 2004, the United States Supreme Court rendered its widely anticipated decision, Locke v. Davey, upholding states'...
Student Display of the Confederate Flag in Public Schools
Few symbols of American history are as controversial as the Confederate Flag. For some, the Confederate Flag has come to embody our nation's painful history of racism and the subordination of African Americans. For others, the Confederate Flag symbolizes...
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