PUBLIC SCHOOL LAW Part 26: Internet Sites Pertaining to Education Law EDUCATION LAW INTERNET SITES Education Law Education Law: An Overview http://topics.law.cornell.edu/wex/Education Center for Law and Education http://www.cleweb.org/ The Center for Law and Education (CLE) strives to make the right of all students to quality education a reality and to help enable communities to address their own education problems effectively, with an emphasis on assistance to low-income students. Department of Education Website The Department of Education website contains discussion of how laws enacted by Congress are being implemented. To find this information, go to the Policies page at. http://www2.ed.gov/policy/landing.jhtml General Education Law Sites National School Boards Association Legal Clips http://www.nsba.org/MainMenu/SchoolLaw/LegalClips.aspx Education Law Association http://educationlaw.org/ Oklahoma School Law Oklahoma State Department of Education The Oklahoma State Department of Education is "responsible for all phases of state public school education...in addition to an administrative services section, the department has other divisions: Accreditation Services, Professional Services, School Improvement, Special Education Services, and Federal Fiscal and Financial Services." Source: Oklahoma Almanac, 2009-2010 p251 Texas Texas Education Agency The mission of the Texas Education Agency is to provide leadership, guidance and resources to help schools meet the educational needs of all students. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) comprises the commissioner of education and agency staff. The TEA and the State Board of Education (SBOE) guide and monitor activities and programs related to public education in Texas. The SBOE consists of 15 elected members representing different regions of the state. One member is appointed chair by the governor. Some of the information here that would be useful to legal researchers includes The Administrative Rules of the Texas Education Agency, Special Education in Texas, the Texas Education Code, The State Board for Educator Certification--administrative rules, and the No Child Left Behind Act's implementation in Texas. Center for Education and Employment Law Center for Education and Employment Law "The Center for Education & Employment Law is a leading provider of authoritative information for Human Resource and Education professionals. Our publications provide you with critical information on key legal issues, keeping you up-to-date on the latest legal developments that concern you most. This information enables you to avoid costly mistakes and ensure compliance with the law - before you find your organization in costly litigation." The Center for Education and Employment Law publishes three books that we have in the reference collection: – U.S. Supreme Court Education Cases. 13th ed. (2005) – Deskbook Encyclopedia of American School Law (2011) – Students with Disabilities and Special Education Law 27th ed. (2010) National School Boards Association: School Law "School boards must exercise their responsibilities in an increasingly complex legal environment. Resources spent defending lawsuits against public schools are resources not available for the education of children. The National School Boards Association offers an array of resources that help school boards and school attorneys to understand this legal environment, to keep up to date with new and emerging legal developments, and to anticipate, prevent, and overcome legal challenges." Here are some of the things available on this site: Council of School Attorneys, School Law Publications, and Legal Clips, which discusses recent developments in Public School Law. You are almost done! One more short Part, Part 27 and you will be DONE!!!