Welcome to the library's Research Guide for Professor Fay's School Law course. Please use the resources and links provided to complete your research. If you have any questions, please ask!
Library staff members are always willing and eager to help you with your research. You may schedule a meeting in advance, or simply stop by whenever the library is open. Feel free to email, call, or text the library with your questions as well. (See the left and right columns on this page for contact information and texting instructions.)
Off-Campus Database Access
If you're doing research from home, click on the name of a database and then enter your myDelVal login credentials. These are the same as your DelVal email username and password.
Most books may be checked out for three weeks. If no one is waiting for the titles, you may then renew them for another three weeks. There is no limit to the number of books you may check out. DVDs are available for three-day loans.
An examination and study of American public school law as it impacts and defines the operations of public schools is the focus of this course. Topics of study include the control of education, student rights, teacher rights, the informal and formal grievance process, the instructional program, religion, certification, contracts and tenure, finance and collective bargaining. The utilization and analysis of case studies and the legal process will be an integral part of this class.