In my capacity as an education lawyer, over the years I have found that many senior managers can adequately present their school’s position on numerous policy topics. However, a lack of legal knowledge, or time pressure, tends to prevent them from producing policies that comply with the law. The balance is a delicate one that can be difficult to achieve and maintain.
I have drafted and reviewed many school policies over the years in order to ensure that schools achieve and maintain this careful balance. In this article, I will provide some tips to point you in the right direction.
What the law says
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