Selected Federal Legislation
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), P.L.91-230, codified as amended at 20 U.S.C. §1400 et seq.
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, P.L. 107-110, 115 Stat. 1425 (2001), largely codified at 20 U.S.C. §1400.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), 20 U.S.C. §1232g.
Higher Education Opportunity Act, codified as amended in 20 U.S.C. §1001 et seq.
Rules & Regulations
Federal Administrative Decisions
Lexis and Westlaw available to law students only.
REPORTERS & DIGESTS
School Law Reporter Law Library KF4114 .N35
A Digest of Supreme Court Decisions Affecting Education Law Library KF4114 .Z57 2009
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Selected Supreme Court Cases
Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483 (1954) School desegregation
Engel v. Vitale, 370 U.S. 421 (1962) School sponsored prayer in public schools
Tinker v. Des Moines, 393 U.S. 503 (1969) First Amendment rights of students
Goss v. Lopez, 419 U.S. 565 (1975) Due process rights of students
New Jersey v. T.L.O., 469 U.S. 325 (1985) The Fourth Amendment in the school setting
Zelma v. Simmons-Harris, 536 U.S. 639 (2002) School voucher programs
Board of Education of Independent School District #92 of Pottawatomie County v. Earls, 536 U.S. 822 (2002) Drug testing in schools and the Fourth Amendment
Grutter v. Bollinger, 539 U.S. 306 (2003) Diversity in Higher Education
New York Sources
Please see the New York Sources Research Guide for information on how to research New York Law. See below for a selection of materials pertaining to New York State Education Law.
New York Code of Rules and Regulations: Title 8 (Education) Law Ref Desk KFN 5035 1960.A2. Unofficial version online here (click on Title 8 - Education Department).