If you want to acquire a strong working knowledge of education law, this is the book you need. From cover to cover, this book is designed to actively engage you in learning education law and in building a strong working knowledge of the law in practice. This book is unique in that it: Clearly explains even the most complex principles of law; Connects essential principles of law to current policies and practices; Provides an optimal balance of case law and instructive commentary; Harmonizes complex and contradictory case law into a clear statement of current law; Presents thought provoking comments and questions throughout; and Provides useful and informative chapter summaries that: o Clearly state the most significant points of law; o Offer helpful practice tips; o Present stimulating discussion questions; and o Suggest enrichment activities for further learning and application. This book provides you with the highest quality scholarship and learning tools at a welcomed reader friendly price: Perfect as both a compelling and engaging textbook and as an invaluable desktop reference for daily use in practice.
About the Author
John Dayton is a Professor of Education Law and Policy, and the Director of the Education Law Consortium, a non-partisan pro bono research group dedicated to advancing knowledge and practice in education law. Professor Dayton is an internationally recognized expert on law and policy. He is a lawyer with experience in public and private legal practice. He has also served as a judicial clerk, and as a public school teacher and Program Director. In recognition of his academic achievements he was offered academic scholarships from many outstanding law schools including the Indiana University-Bloomington School of Law in his home State. Professor Dayton holds both a law degree and a doctoral degree in educational administration and policy from Indiana University. Dr. Dayton has taught law and policy courses for over two decades including education law; special education law; medical law; and professional ethics. Dr. Dayton is currently a professor at the University of Georgia where he was the first recipient of the Glickman Award for excellence in research and teaching and is a member of the University Teaching Academy. Dr. Dayton is the author of over a 100 law review articles, books, and other publications on law and policy. He is an internationally recognized author and speaker on law and policy issues