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The Rooster Bar / by Grisham, John.;
"Mark, Todd, and Zola came to law school to change the world, to make it a better place. But now, as third-year students, these close friends realize they have been duped. They all borrowed heavily to attend a third-tier, for-profit law school so mediocre that its graduates rarely pass the bar exam, let alone get good jobs. And when they learn that their school is one of a chain owned by a shady New York hedge-fund operator who also happens to own a bank specializing in student loans, the three know they have been caught up in The Great Law School Scam. But maybe there's a way out. Maybe there's a way to escape their crushing debt, expose the bank and the scam, and make a few bucks in the process. But to do so, they would first have to quit school. And leaving law school a few short months before graduation would be completely crazy, right? Well, yes and no" --
Subjects: Legal fiction (Literature); Thrillers (Fiction); Legal stories.; Suspense fiction.; For-profit universities and colleges; Law students; Student loans; Law schools; Law schools; Legal stories.;
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The Bible, the school, and the Constitution : the clash that shaped modern church-state doctrine / by Green, Steven K.(Steven Keith),1955-;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-289) and index.Introduction -- The rise of nonsectarian public education -- The development of the "no-funding principle" -- The Cincinnati "bible war" of 1869-1873 -- "The amendmentists" -- The Blaine amendment -- The legacy of the school question."Few constitutional issues have been as contentious in modern times as those concerning school prayer and the public funding of religious schools. But as Steven K. Green reveals in The Bible, the School, and the Constitution, this debate actually reached its apogee just after the Civil War, between 1863 and 1876. Green shows that controversy over Bible reading in public schools, commonly called 'the School Question, ' captured national attention to an unprecedented degree. Public education during the nineteenth century faced many competing pressures, including a widespread belief that schooling required a moral if not religious basis, a belief among many Protestants that Catholic immigration presented a threat to Protestant culture and to republican values, the need to accommodate increasing religious pluralism in the schools, and evolving understandings of constitutional principles. The School Question provided Americans with the opportunity to address and articulate these pressures, and to engage in a grand-and sometimes not so grand-public debate over the meaning of separation of church and state. Green demonstrates that the modern Supreme Court's decisions on school funding and Bible reading did not create new legal doctrines or abolish dominant practices, but built on legal concepts and educational trends that had been developing since the early nineteenth century. He also shows that while public reaction to a growing Catholic presence was a leading factor in this development, it was but one element in the rise of the legal doctrines the high court would embrace in the mid-twentieth century. Rarely in the nation's history have people from such various walks of life-Protestants and Catholics, skeptics and theocrats, nativists and immigrants, educators and politicians-been able to participate in a national discussion over the meaning of a constitutional principle. The debates of this period laid the foundation for constitutional arguments that still rage today"--Provided by publisher.
Subjects: Religion in the public schools; Freedom of religion; Church and state; Religion in the public schools; United States. Supreme Court;
© c2012., Oxford University Press,
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Complete copyright for K-12 librarians and educators / by Russell, Carrie,author.;
"This resource offers clear guidance for providing materials to students while carefully observing copyright law"--Includes bibliographical references and index.Staff attend a copyright workshop -- Lindsey's copyright is infringed -- Kim wants to talk about fair use -- The school media center is renovated -- Patrick inserts a video clip -- Veronda and Lena want to digitize textbooks -- The school has a talent show -- Conclusion Gary LeDuc says good-bye.
Subjects: Copyright; Fair use (Copyright); School libraries; Librarians;
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Waiting for "Superman" [videorecording] / by Guggenheim, Davis.ausdrt; Kimball, Billy.aus; Chilcott, Lesley.pro; Strickland, Bill,1947-; Canada, Geoffrey.ive; Rhee, Michelle.ive; Weingarten, Randi.ive; Roland, Erich.cng; Richman, Bob.cng; Finton, Greg.flm; Cassidy, Jay.flm; Roberts, Kim.flm; Beck, Christophe,1972-cmp; Legend, John.prf; Paramount Vantage.; Participant Media.; Walden Media.; Electric Kinney Films.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm);
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.Bill Strickland, Geoffrey Canada, Michelle Rhee, Randi Weingarten.Cinematography by Erich Roland, Bob Richman ; edited by Greg Finton, Jay Cassidy, Kim Roberts ; music by Christophe Beck ; title track "Shine" written and performed by John Legend."Provides an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. [This documentary] has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of five unforgettable students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college, and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a better life."--container.MPAA rating: PG; some thematic material, mild language, and incidental smoking.Winner, Best Documentary, National Board of Review ; Winner, 2010 Audience Award, U.S. Documentary, Sundance Film Festival.
Subjects: Documentary films.; Nonfiction films.; Educational films.; Feature films.; Film adaptations.; Video recordings for the hearing impaired.; Educational accountability; Education; Education; School improvement programs; Educational equalization; Public schools;
© 2011., Paramount Home Entertainment,
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Copyright for administrators / by Simpson, Carol,1949-; Weiser, Christine.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.The law -- Public domain -- Fair use -- Print materials in schools -- Audiovisual materials in schools -- Music materials in schools (print and recorded) -- Multimedia in schools -- Distance learning in schools -- Internet in schools -- Computer software in schools -- Copyright policies.
Subjects: Fair use (Copyright); Copyright;
© c2008., Linworth Pub.,
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Waiting for "Superman" : how we can save America's failing public schools / by Weber, Karl.; Participant Media;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-269) and index.This book explores politically charged topics through a series of essays by thinkers at the leading edge of educational innovation. It shows how failing schools destroy neighborhoods--not the reverse--and how research reveals that dedicated, attentive teachers are what help at-risk kids succeed. Inspired the film directed by "An Inconvenient Truth"'s Davis Guggenheim.
Subjects: Educational accountability; Education; Education; School improvement programs; Educational equalization;
© c2010., PublicAffairs,
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg : a life in American history / by Hendricks, Nancy,author.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Childhood : the go-getter -- College : the brain -- Law school : the young wife -- Academia : the Swedish connection -- ACLU : the litigator -- Federal Court : the judge's judge -- Supreme Court : the great dissenter -- Meme Supreme : the icon."This book immerses readers in the public and private life of groundbreaking Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, detailing the historical events surrounding her rise to a coveted position on the nation's highest court"-- Provided by publisher.Description based on print version record.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2018. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Ginsburg, Ruth Bader.;
On-line resources: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/kirtland-ebooks/detail.action?docID=6379702 -- Available  online. Click here to access.;
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Law, courts & justice in America : an introduction to the American legal system / by Abadinsky, Howard,1941-;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-478) and indexes.An introduction to law -- Legal education and law schools -- Lawyers and the practice of law -- The structure and administration of the courts -- The appellate process and the role of the judiciary -- The Supreme Court -- Judges, prosecutors, and criminal defense attorneys -- Criminal justice -- Negotiated justice -- Civil justice -- Juvenile justice -- Alternative justice.
Subjects: Justice, Administration of; Law;
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Copyright for schools : a practical guide / by Simpson, Carol,1949-author.; Wolf, Sara E.,author.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.The law -- Public domain -- Licensed and royalty-free materials -- Fair use -- Print materials in schools -- Audiovisual materials in schools -- Music materials in schools (print and recorded) -- Multimedia in schools -- Distance learning in schools -- Internet in schools -- Computer software in schools -- School library exemptions -- Exemptions for students with disabilities -- Copyright misconceptions -- Permissions -- Managing copyright in schools -- Responding to copyright violation notices -- Copyright and administrators -- Copyright policies -- Appendices."Copyright for Schools makes legal concepts related to United States copyright law understandable to educators. A staple on reference shelves, it has now been updated with new court rulings and technology applications"--
Subjects: Fair use (Copyright); Copyright;
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Helping teen moms graduate : strategies for families, schools, and community organizations / by Stroble, Christine M.,1971-author.;
"Helping Teen Moms Graduate offers practical strategies families, schools, and community organizations can employ to support pregnant and parenting students as they strive to complete their education and reduce the 50% dropout rate"--Includes bibliographical references.Introduction -- Don't Judge -- Enforce the Law -- Support from Home Matters -- Support from School Matters -- Support from the Community Matters -- A Message to Teen Moms.
Subjects: Teenage mothers; Teenage mothers; Community and school;
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