In this Fifth Edition, the authors have again brought the material up-to-date with the current state of law as it affects public education. As in the four previous editions, the text identifies legal issues that impact on the daily operation of schools. These issues affect boards of education, administrators, schoolboard attorneys, teachers & students. The authors cover these issues so as to help individuals understand their roles, & then perform them in a manner consistent both with law & with sound educational policy & practice.H. C., Jr. Hudgins is the author of 'Law & Education: Contemporary Issues & Court Decisions' with ISBN 9780327016540 and ISBN 032701654X.