College and School Law

Author: Michael Prairie
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781616320089
Format: PDF
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These days, school and college administrators know only too well how their well intentioned actions may lead to financially ruinous lawsuits. College and School Law provides a comprehensive and comprehensible framework for managing risk in the real work of educational administration. Also included is a CD-ROM containing all the forms you'll need, from property management to field-trip releases.

Understanding Authority in Higher Education

Author: Dean O. Smith
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442241780
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Understanding Authority in Higher Education clarifies issues of authority in an academic setting. Throughout, it introduces basic concepts of higher-education administration and then examines the limits of authority in context.

The Law of Higher Education 2 Volume Set

Author: William A. Kaplin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111853428X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Make sure you have a copy on your bookshelf. The Law of Higher Education, Fifth Edition, is the mostup-to-date and comprehensive reference, research source, andpractical legal guide for college and university administrators,campus attorneys, legal counsel, and institutional researchers,addressing all the major legal issues and regulatory developmentsin higher education. In the increasingly litigious environment of higher education,William A. Kaplin and Barbara A. Lee’s clear, cogent, andcontextualized legal guide proves more and more indispensable everyyear. Over 3,000 new cases related to higher education have beendecided since the publication of the previous edition, and scoresof changes to higher education law are made each year. Everysection of the fifth edition contains new material, including thoserelated to: Hate speech and free speech rights of faculty in publicuniversities Sharing of research with international colleagues Intellectual property and peer-to-peer file sharing Student suicide Campus safety Police and administrators’ right to searchstudents’ residence hall rooms Governmental support for religious institutions and religiousautonomy rights of individual public institutions Collective bargaining and antidiscrimination laws Nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employment,admissions, and financial aid Family and Medical Leave Act and workers’compensation FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)

Yearbook of International University College

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Publisher: International University College, Dobrich, Bulgaria
ISBN:
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This volume of the yearbook includes articles and reports from the 10th International Scientific Conference „Educational Management: Effective Practices”, 22-25th September 2014, International University College, Dobrich, Bulgaria.

Encyclopedia of Community Policing and Problem Solving

Author: Kenneth J. Peak
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506318177
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Community policing, as a philosophy, supports the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques to proactively address the immediate conditions that give rise to public safety issues, including crime, social disorder, and fear of crime—as opposed to responding to crime after it occurs. Community policing expands the traditional police mandate. It broadens the focus of fighting crime to include solving community problems and forming partnerships with people in the community so average citizens can contribute to the policing process. Originating during police reform efforts of the 1970s, the philosophy of community policing is currently widespread and embraced by many citizens, police administrators, scholars, and local and federal politicians. What sorts of collaborative partnerships have evolved between policing agencies and the individuals and communities they serve? How do police departments engage in systematic examination of identified problems to develop effective responses? How have police departments aligned their organizational structures to best support community partnerships and proactive problem solving? Just how effective have efforts at community policing been? These questions and more are explored within the pages of this new reference work. Features: A collection of 150 to 175 entries are organized in A-to-Z fashion in one volume available in both electronic and print formats. Signed entries, authored by significant figures in the field, each conclude with Cross-References and Suggestions for Further Readings to guide students to in-depth resources. Brief "What Works" case studies within appropriate entries profile community policing programs and strategies as tried in various cities and communities. Although organized in A-to-Z fashion, a thematic "Reader's Guide" in the front matter groups related entries by broad topic areas (e.g., Foundations; Methods & Practices; Legislation & National Organizations; Changing Agency Culture; Planning & Implementation; Training & Curriculum; Assessment & Evaluation; etc.). Also included in the front matter, a Chronology provides students with historical perspective of the development of community policing. The entire work concludes with a Resources appendix listing classic books, journals, and associations, followed by a comprehensive Index.