Tackling the most common legal issues facing schools today, this book equips school leaders with a professional development curriculum for effectively training staff on education law and other critical topics that affect teachers' everyday work. Organized into 10 ready-made lessons, this resource includes:
- One-hour sessions on topics such as student discipline, special education, and freedom of expression
- Warm-up activities, objectives, a summary of legal principles, application activities, and assessments for each session
- Facilitation aids such as common questions and answers, timing recommendations, alternate activities, reproducible content, and recommended readings
- An online supplement with key terminology, a legal knowledge survey, and lesson plans
Principals Teaching the Law helps you provide your staff with the legal knowledge needed to avoid unnecessary lawsuits, understand teacher and student rights, and work within the boundaries of the law.