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School Law: Finding Books

This is a selective list of materials that are useful in locating information related to school law.

To Search for Books

The NSU library catalog lists books under author, title, keyword and subject.  The following is an abbreviated list of the Library of Congress Classification that might be useful:


KF4118     Educational policy Law

KF4119     Public School Law

KF4120     Special legislation affecting public schools

KF4121     Law governing school board members

KF4150     Schooling and rights of children

To expand your research to materials not owned by the Lyman Beecher Brooks Library, you may locate resources in our E-book collection, or you may also request other materials through the Interlibrary Loan Department.  Additionally, students and faculty at institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth have access to digital and print journals, books, reference sources and databases through The Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA ) and Worldcat.

An E-Book is an electronic book or a digital version of a printed book designed to be read over the internet,  on a personal computer or e-book reader.  Click here for help in using ebrary.

Books of Interest

Basic subject terms to use when searching

Children with disabilities - Education - Law and regulations

Educational law and legislation

Education standards

Federal aid to education

Educational accountability - Law and legislation

United States - No Children Left Behind Act of 2001

Teacher - Legal status, laws, etc.