Author: Robert P. Joyce
Publisher: University of North Carolina Inst of
"School boards, school administrators and school board attorneys are fortunate to have such a wonderful resource authored by one of the state's leading public employment attorneys. This authoritative treatise on public school employment law provides school personnel with information they need to ensure school system personnel practices and decisions are consistent with legal requirements. I know that I will use this book often and that it will provide to be invaluable in my work with school systems."-Allison Schafer, Legal Counsel/Director of Policy, North Carolina School Boards Association "The most comprehensive book on educaion law in North Carolina. A must for attorneys and others who work in this area."-Tom Stern, Attorneys for the North Carolina Association of Educators "For years, school administrators have asked for a single source summarizing the various state and federal laws and State Board policies that govern employment in North Carolina's schools. Well, it has finally arrived, and its author is Bob Joyce: often quoted, highly respected, and one of the North Carolina's favorite experts in this area. The Law of Employment in North Carolina's Public Schools is a complete source of vital information presented in clear, understandable language. This volume is an absolute necessity for every school administrator who wants accurate information about benefits and employment close at hand!"-Linda Suggs, North Carolina Association of School Administrators A reference guide for school personnel administrators, school attorneys, and school employees, this book explains both the employment powers and responsibilities of school employers and the rights of school employees. It covers aspects of federal law, North Carolina statutory and common law, state board of education regulations, local board of education policies, and policy for specific positions.