Understanding Legal Issues in Private Education provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on assisting independent, religious, and charter schools with legal concerns. Written by top partners and chairs from across the country, this book discusses areas of potential liability from both students and teachers, and guides school administration through ways to defuse or handle such situations. Covering a range of topics from the implications of the Individuals With Disabilities in Education Act to discrimination suits from faculty and staff, these experts consider the times and ways in which the law affects private schools. Additionally, these leaders discuss the legal ramifications of vouchers and how schools can best respond to them. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts around the keys to success within this specialized field.