Nevada School Law
When can the state ok Charter Schools?
SPED only or when denied by the state
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of '64
Protects employees against sexual discrimination
Hortonville Joint District v. Hortonville Educ. Assoc.
Upheld dismissal of striking teachers employed in a state in which such strikes are prohibited
Title IX of the Education Amendments of '74
Prohibits sex discrimination
Board of Regents of State Colleges v. Roth Perry v. Sinderman
Gives tenure to post-probitionary teachers
Pickering v. Board of Ed.
Teachers enjoy a limited 1st amendment right to express opinions criticizing the actions of school admin.
What article of the NV Constitution deals with education?
Who must approve all textbooks?
The State Board of Ed.
Who issues all teacher licenses? Who determines the requirements?
Superintendent of Instruction Commission of Prof. Standards in Ed.
Which one of the school districts is the oddball? Why?
Carson City-only one not patterned on school district boundaries
What does the NV Open Meeting Law require?
All meetings except student disciplinary meetings and union meetings.
Meritor Standards for sexual harrassment
Must be considered harrassment by a normal, reasonable person and be experienced as such.
Quid pro quo non quid pro quo
Something for something actions or verbal messages creating an offensive, hostile, or initimidating work environment.
Henson v. Dundee
makes connections between racial and gender barriers
Harris v. Forklift
1994-est. that abusive work environment no longer requires evidence of serious phsychological damage.
Franklin v. Gwinett PS
Est. that monetary damages could be recovered when schools were indifferent to sexual harrassment. Previous punishment was limited to with holding of fed. funds.
Gebser v. Lago Vista Independent SD
Held that under Title IX damages could only be collected if the student had notified a school official of the harrassment.
Nevada School Law