Baker v. Owen

Who has more authority in deciding how a child will be disciplined at school, especially when a parent’s belief in how his or her child is to be disciplined is at odds with a school’s disciplinary practices?

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Behavioral Intervention Plan

The behavioral intervention plan (BIP) is related to the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

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Beilan v. Board of Public Education

In Beilan v. Board of Public Education (1958), the U.S. Supreme Court was faced with the issue of whether a teacher’s dismissal for incompetence...

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Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraser

In Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraser (1986), the Supreme Court held that school officials did not violate a high school student’s free speech and due process rights when he was disciplined for making a lewd and vulgar speech at a school assembly.

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Bilingual Education

Several educational programs exist within public school systems to address the instructional needs of students who do not speak English.

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Bill of Rights

The Bill of Rights is generally recognized as a part of the U.S. Constitution that guarantees each person certain basic rights.

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Bishop v. Wood

Bishop v. Wood (1976) dealt with an employment dispute between a former police officer and the city for which he worked.

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Hugo L. Black (1886–1971)

Hugo Lafayette Black served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from August 17, 1937, to September 17, 1971.

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Board of Education, Island Trees Union Free School District No. 26 v. Pico

In Board of Education, Island Trees Union Free School District No. 26 v. Pico (1982)...

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Board of Education of Independent School District No. 92 of Pottawatomie County v. Earls

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Board of Education of Independent School District No. 92 of Pottawatomie County v. Earls (2002)...

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Board of Education of Kiryas Joel Village School District v. Grumet

Board of Education of Kiryas Joel Village School District v. Grumet presents a somewhat unusual controversy as far as church-state suits are concerned.

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Board of Education of the Hendrick Hudson Central School District v. Rowley

In 1982, the Supreme Court decided Board of Education of the Hendrick Hudson Central School District v. Rowley.

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Board of Education of Westside Community Schools v. Mergens

In Board of Education of Westside Community Schools v. Mergens (1990), the U.S. Supreme Court held that, on its face, the Equal Access Act does not violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.

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Board of Education v. Allen

At issue in Board of Education of Central School District No. 1 v. Allen) (1968), often simply called Board of Education v. Allen, was the constitutionality of the loan of textbooks to students in religiously affiliated nonpublic schools.

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Board of Regents v. Roth

Board of Regents v. Roth (1972) is a seminal case over the due process rights of educators in public schools who are facing termination or nonrenewal of their employment contracts.

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