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The Legal and Policy Challenges of Student Dress and Grooming Codes, Balancing Rights and Responsibilities, Todd A. DeMitchell

DeMitchell explores the case law and policies of this persistent and ever-evolving problem in their latest volume on legal issues in public schools
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Preface -- Dress Codes in the Public Schools: Administrators on the Highwire -- The Rise of Dress Codes and Resulting Litigation -- Overview of the Book: A Continuing Tension over Rights and Responsibilities -- Notes -- Acknowledgement -- Chapter 1: What to Wear to School?: Student Choice and School Restrictions: The Controversy -- A Dress Code or a School Uniform: The School's Response to Student Appearance -- The Balancing Act -- Concluding Thoughts -- Notes -- Chapter 2: The First Amendment: Student Appearance and Expressive Conduct -- The Special Characteristics of the Public School -- Courts Seek the Proper Balance -- The First Amendment Right to Free Speech -- The Limits of Free Speech -- Content of the Speech -- Unprotected Speech -- The Supreme Court and Student Free Speech Cases -- The Black Armband as Symbolic Protest: Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District -- Lewd, Vulgar, and Offensive Student Speech: Bethel School District v. Fraser -- The Imprimatur of the School: Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier -- Bong Hits 4 Jesus: Morse v. Frederick -- The Student Off-Campus Snapchat and the Missed Opportunity: Mahanoy Area School District v. B. L.121 -- Non-Education Free Speech Cases -- Burning a Draft Card: United States v. O'Brien135 -- The Peace Symbol and the American Flag: Spence v. Washington144 -- Burning the American Flag: Texas v. Johnson153 -- The Supreme Court and What Students Wear to School -- Notes -- Chapter 3: The Clothes Are the Message -- Nonspecific Student Messages -- Clothing as a Symbol -- The Case of the Sagging Pants: Bivens v. Albuquerque Public Schools (1995) -- Headwraps: Isaacs v. Board of Education of Howard County (1999) -- A Red, White, and Blue Necklace: Grzywna v. Schenectady Central School District (2006)
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non fiction
First edition.
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1 online resource (311 pages)
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