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Future teachers and administrators and current school professionals get a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to critical school law topics and issues in this widely popular book. Using a unique question and answer format based on real cases from school districts throughout the country, the authors provide a thorough, wide-ranging understanding of public school law in the United States today. The clear, jargon-free writing style is ideal for readers without a strong legal background, as it eliminates technical and intimidating legal speak in favor of clear, simple explanations. The new edition of Teachers and the Law covers topics of concern today including the rights of transgender students, procedural versus substantive due process, charter schools and vouchers, students privacy rights when using computer, and the federal laws affecting disabled students, and includes a discussion of a recent affirmative action case.