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Title School policies [electronic resource] / Jamuna Carroll, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2008.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 232 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Series Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-224) and index.
Periodical bibliography (p. 212).
Contents Are all school policies necessary and effective? Student drug testing programs deter drug use / Office of National Drug Control Policy ; Student drug testing programs are ineffective and harmful / National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws ; Zero tolerance policies are effective and appropriate / Gerald N. Tirozzi; Department for Education and Skills ; Zero tolerance policies are ineffective and harsh / American Psychological Association Zero Tolerance Task Force ; Science classes need disclaimers that evolution is only a theory / Christian Law Association ; Science classes do not need disclaimers that evolution is only a theory / Selman v. Cobb County School District-- Do school policies ensure students' safety? Metal detectors maintain school safety / Office of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg ; Metal detectors create a hostile learning environment / Elora Mukherjee ; Surveillance technology keeps schools secure / Rebecca Sausner ; School surveillance technology is totalitarian / Ronnie Casella ; School Internet filters protect children from inappropriate content / Becta (British Educational Communications and Technology Agency) ; School Internet filters are ineffective / T. A. Callister Jr. and Nicholas C. Burbules -- Do school policies respect students' rights? School uniforms stifle freedom of expression / Northwest Florida Daily News; Kent J. Fetzer ; School uniforms do not stifle freedom of expression / Mike Kelly ; Students' due process rights are limited / Claire R. La Roche ; Students' due process rights are overbroad / Peter H. Schuck ; Students have a right to form gay/straight alliances / American Civil Liberties Union ; Students do not have a right to form gay/straight alliances / Linda P. Harvey-- What school policies are needed in the future? Cell phones should be banned in schools / Armstrong Williams ; Cell phones should not be banned in schools / Randi Weingarten ; Schools should enact cyberbullying policies / Nancy Willard ; School cyberbullying policies are not needed / Carmine Boal ; Schools should implement policies to help combat obesity / Ron Haskins, Christina Paxson, and Elisabeth Donahue ; Schools should make accommodations for safer student travel / Deb Moore.
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Subject School management and organization -- United States.
Students -- Civil rights -- United States.
Added Author Carroll, Jamuna.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737738261 (hardcover)
073773826X (hardcover)
9780737738278 (pbk.)
0737738278 (pbk.)
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