It’s the Law: Parent Issues Revisited

By Perry A. Zirkel Principal, September/October 2012 In our turbulent society, elementary principals often worry about potential liability in honoring parental rights while focusing on the educational progress of children. As the accompanying case reveals, the law continues to develop rapidly in this broad and murky area. Illustrating the fast-paced changes in the law, the case revisits the one featured in the March/April 2011 “It’s the Law” column.