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Education Law: Federal
Federal and NY resources for researching education law and policy relating to K-12 public education.
Lexis and Westlaw
Law Review Articles
Google Scholar and Google Books
Bluebooking for Law Review Footnotes
Federal Law and Legislative History
Education for Homeless Children & Youth
42 USC §§ 11431-11435 From GovInfo.
Education of Individuals with Disabilities (IDEA)
20 U.S.C. §§ 1400-1482. From GovInfo.
Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA)
Pub. L. No. 89-10, 79 Stat. 27.
Equal Educational Opportunities
20 U.S.C. § 1701-1758. From GovInfo.
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
ESSA reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, and was signed into law by President Obama on Dec. 10, 2015.
Family Educational and Privacy Rights (FERPA)
20 U.S.C. § 1232g. From GovInfo.
Higher Education Act
20 U.S.C. §§ 1001-1161aa-1. From GovInfo.
IDEA Legislative History
From HeinOnline. Use Pace portal credentials to log in off campus.
Laws & Guidance
Dept. of Education site with links to federal education laws.
No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
Includes Public Law 107-110, committee reports, versions of bills, and votes.
Title 20 (Education)
Title 20 of the U.S. Code contains federal education law.
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. § 1681)
Education of the Handicapped: Laws, Legislative Histories, and Administrative Documents
Bernard D. Reams (Editor)
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Call Number: KF4210 .A25 1982
Publication Date: 1982-03-01
Available in print and in Hein's Federal Legislative History Library (link goes to Hein).
Title 34 CFR
From the e-CFR, which is updated daily.
Dept. of Education Proposed & Final Rules
Proposed and final rules from regulations.gov.
34 C.F.R. part 99
DOE Significant Documents from the Federal Register
Homeroom Blog from the DOE
Other Documents from DOE
Significant Guidance Documents
Key Policy Documents
Signed by the Secretary or Deputy Secretary of Education.
Progress in Our Schools
Information on K-12 reforms.
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