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Education Law in Canada

Education Law in Canada

A Guide for Teachers and Administrators

Edited by David C Young


Education Law in Canada: A Guide for Teachers and Administrators is a comprehensive examination of the many legal issues that impact public education in this country. With informative and easily accessible contributions from members of the legal and academic communities, the topics in this edited collection will be of particular interest to those who work or have an interest in schools and the educational system. Providing pan-Canadian coverage, issues addressed in this book include the following: the value of education law; the legal and administrative framework of education; the role of the courts; teacher rights and duties; student rights; negligence and liability; issues of misconduct; bullying and cyberbullying; special education; and copyright.



1. From My Side of the Desk: A Case for School Law
            Nora M Findlay

2. The Legal and Administrative Framework of Education in Canada
            Frank Peters

3. The Role of Courts in Education
            Shirley Van Nuland

4. Educator Rights and Duties
            David C Young

5. Student Rights
            Nadya Tymochenko

6. Educators’ Negligence and Liability
            Theresa Shanahan

7. Issues of Misconduct
            Justice Marvin A Zuker (retired)

8. Clicks and Stones: Cyberbullying in Canadian Schools
            Eric M Roher

9. Special Education Law in Canada
            Brenda Bowlby and Lauri Reesor

10. Copyright and Canadian Schools
            Margaret Ann Wilkinson

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Published 31 October 2017
Publisher Irwin Law (Canada)
ISBN 9781552214428
Australian RRP $80.00
International Price $75.00
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