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This textbook-casebook incorporates recent developments in education law into its conceptual framework by offering updated analysis of major topics in education law. With new material in all of its sixteen chapters, the book includes significant updates on church-state relations, employee rights, and student rights. There are now two chapters on student rights. The author also includes Supreme Court opinions on strip searches of students, teacher bargaining and free speech rights.



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Chapter 2, "Church-State Relations in Education," is provided for download by permission of the publisher. Permission documentation is on file.

Citation: Russo, C.J. (2015). The Law of Public Education, 9th Edition. New York, NY: Foundation Press.

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New York, NY




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