Charles Russo, J.D., Ed.D.

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Charles J. Russo, J.D., Ed.D.

Director, Ph.D. Program in Educational Leadership

  • Full-Time Faculty

Degrees

  • Ed.D., Educational Administration and Supervision, St. John's University
  • J.D., St. John's University
  • M.Div., Seminary of the Immaculate Conception
  • B.A., Classical Civilization, St. John's University

Professional Activities

  • American Educational Research Association: Divisions A (Administration), B (Curriculum Studies), & L (Educational Policy & Politics)
  • Special Interest Groups on Law & Education, Religion & Education, Associates for Research on Private Education, and Politics of Education Association
  • Association of School Business Officials International
  • Australia & New Zealand Education Law Association
  • Brazilian Education Law Association (founding member)
  • Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law and Education
  • Education and Ethos Network
  • Education Law Association (formerly NOLPE)
  • European Education Law and Policy Association
  • South African Education Law Association

Research Interests

  • Educational law
  • International education

Articles in Professional Journals and Publications

Russo, C.J. (in press). “The Supreme Court and Education Law.” School Business   Affairs.

Dolph, D., Russo, C.J., & Smith. L.D. (in press). “Advance planning, foresight eases staff anxiety.” Maintaining Safe Schools.

Russo, C. J., (2017). “Update on Student Vaccinations.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 83,  No. 2, 30-33.

Russo, C.J. & Osborne, A. (2017, March) “Rules for School Safety.” Education Matters: Secondary, 74-77.

Russo, C.J. (2017, March) “Mixed Blessings: Computer Use in Schools.” Education Matters: Primary, 26-28

Russo, C.J. (2017). “Constituent education, policy development combat gang activity.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 23, Issue 2, 6

Russo, C.J. (2017). “Staff training, policy development keys drug prevention efforts.” Maintaining Safe Schools. Vol. 23, Issue 1, 6.

Russo, C.J. & Osborne, A.G. (2017). “Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities?” School Business Affairs, Vol. 83,  No. 1, 32-34.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Update on School Searches.” School Business Affairs. Vol. 82,     No. 11, 33-35.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Tenure Wars: The Litigation Continues.” School Business Affairs. Vol. 82, No. 10, 33-35.

Trunk, D. & Russo, C.J. (2016). “Suicide prevention hinges on partnerships, awareness.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 22, Issue 10, 6.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Affirmative Action Returns to the Supreme Court.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 82, No. 8, 33-35.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “ Fair Share Fees, Teacher Unions, and the Supreme Court.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 82, No. 8, 28-32.

Eckes, S.E. & Russo, C.J. (2016). “Equal Access Act: Open to One, Open to All.” Principal Leadership, Vol. 17, No. 1, 58-59.

Russo, C.J. &  Trunk, D.J. (2016). “Proactive strategy, education combat school hazing.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 22, Issue 9, 4.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Safety and security review launches safer school year.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 22, Issue 8, 6.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Sexual Harassment in Schools.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 82, No. 6, 33-35, 39.

Russo, C.J. & Kurtz, L. (2016). “School tragedy induces grief counseling, services.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 21, Issue 7, 6

Gul, R. & Russo, C.J. (2016). “Meeting the Needs of Student Parents.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 82, No. 5, 37-39.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Supreme Court Preview: Are Changes in the Offing.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 82, No. 4, 35-38.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Staff education, awareness slash sexual harassment risks.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 22, Issue 6, 6. Reprinted:  School Law Briefings, Vol. 21, Issue 2, 3.

Davies, S.C., Russo, C.J., & Demmitt, A. (2016). “Staff training, education heighten concussion awareness.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 22, Issue 5, 6.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Mentor Me: Communicating via Social Media.” AMLE (Association for Middle Level Education) Magazine, Vol. 3, No. 8, 38.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “An Overview of the Every Student Succeeds Act.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 82, No. 3, 35-38.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Staff engagement, feedback enrich safety training.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 22, Issue 4, 7.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Bomb threats require immediate, calculated response.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 22, Issue 3, 6.

Russo, C.J. & Heath, M. (2016). “Teacher Blogging Redux: Post with Caution.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 82, No. 2, 35-37, 39.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Teacher Unions, the Right-to-Work and Fair Share Agreements: Is Change in the Offing.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 82, No. 1, 37-39.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Education, Awareness Accentuate Alcohol- and Drug-Free Events.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 22, Issue 1, 6.

Russo, C.J. (2015). “Student Pictures and Online Safety: Think Before You Post.” CAPSLE Comments, Vol. 25, No. 2, 13-15.

Russo, C.J. (2015). “Risk Management and School Safety: Developing Lockdown Policies.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 81, No. 11, 35-36.

Russo, C.J. (2015). “Incident Reporting Forms Enhance Safety Plan, Procedures.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 21, Issue 11, 6.

Russo, C.J., Batz, F.M., & Thro, W.E. (2015). “Update on School Funding Formulas.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 81, No. 10, 17-21. 

Russo, C.J. (2015). “Reporting and Protecting Students from Child Abuse” School Business AffairsVol. 81, No.10, 33-36. 

Russo, C.J. (2015). “The Importance of Understanding School Law.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 81, No. 9, 33-35. 

Russo, C.J. (2015). “Traffic Safety Improvement Hinges on District Outreach.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 21, Issue 10, 6.

Eckes, S.E. & Russo, C.J. (2015). “Measles, Mumps and Mickey Mouse: Recent Outbreaks Involving Preventable Diseases Puts Spotlight on Vaccination Policies.” Principal Leadership, Vol. 15, No. 1, 14-15.

Russo, C.J. (2015). “Selecting Instructional Materials.” School Business Affairs¸ Vol. 81, No. 8, 33-35.

Russo, C.J. & Osborne, A.G. (2015). “Off-Campus Social Media Posts Mandate Effective Policy.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 21, Issue 5, 6.

Russo, C.J. (2015). “Crowd Control and Interscholastic Sports.” Maintaining Safe Schools. Vol. 21, Issue 5, 6.

Russo, C.J. & Osborne, A.G. (2015). “Transportation for Students with Disabilities: A Costly but Essential Related Service.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 81, No. 6, 31-34. 

Russo, C.J. (2015). “Lockdown Procedures and Student Safety.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 21, Issue 4, 6.

Russo, C.J. (2015). “An Update on Student Equal Access Acts.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 81, No. 5, 33-35. 

Russo, C.J. (2015). “A Primer on Federal Statutes Impacting Education.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 81, No. 4, 35-39. 

Russo, C.J. (2015). “‘Friending Students on Social Media.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 81, No. 3, 35-38. 

Russo, C.J. & Lozano, R. (2015). “Special-Education Law in Mexico and the United States.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 81, No. 2, 33-36.

Russo, C.J. (2015). “Effective Sign-Out Procedure Hinges on Staff Education, Training.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 21, Issue 3, 5.

Russo, C.J. (2015). “Has Teacher Tenure’s Time Passed?” School Business Affairs,    Vol. 81, No. 1, 36-39.

Russo, C.J. (2015). “Effective Policy Safeguards Online Student Safety.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 21, Issue 2, 6.

Russo, C.J. (2014). “Beware: Teachers Who Blog.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 11, 36-38.

Russo, C.J., & Mawdsley, R.D.  (2014). “Legal Issues Surrounding Christmas in Public Schools.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 10, 35-38.

Eckes, S.E. & Russo, C.J. (2014). “After Hours: Opening the School to Community Groups.” Principal Leadership, Vol. 15, No. 2, 9-10.

Russo, C.J. (2014). “Honesty if the Best Policy: The Duty to Provide Forthright Letters of Recommendations for Educators.” Sub Judice, Issue 5, Aug./Sept., 23-28.

Russo, C.J., Newman, R., & Brown, C. (2014). “Google Glass and Education:  The Wave of the Future? School Business Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 9, 37-39.

Russo, C.J. (2014). “Race-Based Preferences and the Supreme Court.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 8, 35-38. 

Russo, C.J. (2014). “Negligence, Student Supervision, and School Business Officials.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 7, 33-37. 

Russo, C.J. (2014). “Workers’ Compensation Laws and the School Business Official.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 6, 35-37. 

Russo, C.J. & Osborne, A.G. (2014). “Students Records and Privacy.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 4, 35-38.  

Russo, C.J. (in press). “Race-Based Preferences and the Supreme Court: A Seemingly Unending Saga.” School Business Affairs.

Russo, C.J. (in press). “Negligence, Student Supervision, and School Business Officials.” School Business Affairs.

Russo, C.J. (2014). “Workers’ Compensation Laws and the School Business Official.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 6, 35-37.

Russo, C.J. (2014). “IDEA and Alternative Dispute Resolution: A Primer.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 5, 35-37.

Russo, C.J. & Osborne, A.G. (in press). “Students Records and Privacy.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 4, 35-38.

Osborne, A.G. & Russo, C.J. (2014). “Understand Duty to Provide Assistive Technology.” IEP Team Trainer, Vol. 15, No. 6, 4.

Russo, C.J. (2014). “A Primer on Charter Schools and the Law.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 3, 35-37.

Russo, C.J. (2014). “Education Law and Equity.” UCEA Review, Vol. 55, No. 1, 32-33, 34-35.

Russo, C.J. (2014). “Home Schooling and Sports Participation: An Emerging Issue.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 2, 37-39.

Russo, C.J. (2014). “Has Time Expired for Time-Out Rooms?” School Business Affairs, Vol. 80, No. 1, 35-37.

Russo, C.J. (2013). “Update: The Supreme Court and Affirmative Action.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 79, No. 10, 31-34.

Russo, C.J. (2013). “Fifth Amendment Rights: Questioning Students.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 79, No. 9, 35-38.

Russo, C.J. (2013). “Prevent Negligence Claims with Six Basic ‘Rules to Live By.’” Maintaining Safe School, Vol. 19, No. 9, 5.

Reprinted, School Law Briefs, Vol. 17, No. 6, 3.

325 Russo, C.J. (2013). “Sniff Dogs in Schools: Do the Noses Know?” School Business Affairs, Vol. 79, No. 8, 37-40.

Talbert-Johnson. C. & Russo, C.J. (2013). “Attending School Matters: Developing Policies to Eliminate Chronic Absenteeism.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 79, No. 7, 37-39.

Russo, C.J. (2013). “Has Time Expired for Zero Tolerance Policies?” School Business Affairs, Vol. 79, No. 6, 33-36.

Russo, C.J. (2013). “Use Guidelines to Review Building-Specific Bullying Policies.” Maintaining Safe Schools, Vol. 19, No. 6, 4.

Russo, C.J. (2013). “Dues Process and Employee Performance: Recommendations for Practice.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 79, No. 5, 33-35.

Osborne, A.G. & Russo, C.J. (2013). “Assistive Technology and Students with Disabilities.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 79, No. 4, 34-36.

Russo, C.J. (2013). “Access to Facilities by Non-School Religious Groups: An Enduring Issue.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 79, No. 3, 32-34.

Russo, C.J. (2013). “Letters of Recommendation: Honesty Remains the Best Policy.” School Business Affairs, Vol. 79, No. 2, 31-34.

Russo, C.J. (2013). “Have Pattern for Designing Student dress Code, Uniform Policy.” The School Discipline Advisor, Vol. 14, No. 12, 3.

Russo, C.J. (January 2013). Bullying, the Law, and Safe Schools. School Business Affairs, 32-34.

Russo, C.J., & Raisch, C.D. (November 2012). "Teacher Unions, the Right to Work, and Fair Share Agreements." School Business Affairs, 35-37.

Russo, C.J. (September 2012). "The Status of Teachers Unions: Are Rumors of Their Demise Exaggerated?" School Business Affairs, 33-38. 

Russo, C.J., & Osborne, A.G. (March 2012). "Can the Law Keep Pace with Technology? Regulating Student Use of the Internet and Cyberspace." School Business Affairs, 35-38.

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Trunk, D.J., Russo, C.J., & Osborne, A.G. (in press) “Preventing Tragedies Before they Occur: The Need for Suicide Prevention Programs in Schools.” Education Law Reporter.

Russo, C.J. (in press). “Fisher v. University of Texas Redux and Race-Conscious Admissions Policies: A Never-Ending Saga?” Education Law Journal.

Russo, C.J. (in press). “Can Academic Freedom in Faith-Based Colleges and Universities Survive During the Era of Obergefell? Ave Maria Law Review.

Russo, C.J. & Clarke, P.T. (2016). “Search and Seizure in the Electronic Era: An International Perspective -- Part Two.” Education and Law Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, 1-19.

Osborne, A.G., & Russo, C.J. (2016). “Reimbursement of Attorney Fees for Stay-Put Orders Under The IDEA.” Education Law Reporter, Vol. 335, No. 2, 519-537.

Ford, D.Y. & Russo, C.J. (2016). “Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners. Historical and Legal Overview of Special Education Overrepresentation: Access and Equity Denied.” Multiple Voices, Vol. 16, No. 1, 50-57.

Dolph, D., Russo, C.J., & Osborne, A.G. (2016) “Show Me the Money:  Tips for Managing Successful School Bond and Levy Elections.” Education Law Reporter,      Vol. 330, No. 1, 1-7.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Can the Every Student Succeeds Act Help All Children to Achieve?” The Journal of School Business Management, Vol. 28, No. 1, 8-17.

Clarke, P.T. & Russo, C.J. (2016) “Search and Seizure in the Electronic Era: An International Perspective - Part One.” Education and Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 2,       125-157.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Religious Freedom in Faith-Based Educational Institutions in the Wake of Obergefell v. Hodges: Believers Beware.” Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal. Vol. 2016, No. 2, 263-308.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “The Every Student Succeeds Act: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same?” Education Law Journal, Vol. 17, No. 2, 95-104.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association: Fair Share Fees Survive.” Education Law Reporter, Vol. 329, No. 1, 1-15.

Russo, C.J. (2016). “Board of Education of Westside Community Schools v. Mergens at Twenty-Five: An Update on the Equal Access Act.” Religion & Education, Vol. 43,     No. 1, 2-18.

Russo, C.J., & Osborne, A.G. (2016). “School Lockdown Procedures: The Ounce of Prevention Worth the Pound of Cure.” Education Law Reporter, Vol. 326, No. 1, 9-15.

Osborne, A.G. & Russo, C.J. (2015). “A School Board’s Obligation to Provide Accommodations so Students with Disabilities can Effectively Participate in Extracurricular Activities.” Education Law Reporter, Vol. 322No. 1, 1-9.

Osborne, A.G. & Russo, C.J. (2015). “Providing Special Education Services to Students in Nonpublic Schools under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.” Education Law Reporter, Vol. 321, No. 1, 15-38.

Young, P., Dolph, D., & Russo, C.J. (2015). “The Impact of Brown v. Board of Education on Student Learning in Public Schools.” International Journal of Educational Reform, Vol. 24, No. 4, 335-348.

Russo, C.J. & Ford, D.Y. (2015). “Education for Gifted Students in the United States: An Area in Need of Improvement.” Education Law Journal, Vol. 18, No. 3, 188-196.

Russo, C.J. & Osborne, A.G., & Dolph, D.A. (2015). “Record Keeping for Students with Disabilities.” Education Law Reporter, Vol. 318, No. 2, 661-624.

Russo, C.J. (2015). “Mergens v. Westside Community Schools at Twenty-Five and Christian Legal Society v. Martinez: From Live and Let Live to My Way or the Highway?” Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal. Vol. 2015, 453-480.

Russo, C.J., Osborne, A.G., & Young. P.C. (2015). “Guidelines for Safe Administration of Medications in Schools.” Education Law Reporter. Vol. 317, No. 1, 6-13.

Russo, C.J. (2015). “Reflections on Religious Freedom and Education in the United States: A Status Report.” Education Law Journal, Vol. 16, No. 2, 111-123.

Russo, C.J. & Osborne, A.G. (2015). “Bullying and Students with Disabilities: How Can We Keep Them Safe?” Education Law Reporter, Vol. 316, No. 1, 1-21.

Russo, C.J. & Osborne, A.G. (2015). “Keeping Students Safe: Sound Sign-out Policies are Crucial.” Education Law Reporter, Vol. 313, No. 1, 11-17.

Russo, C.J. (2015). “Religious Freedom in Education: A Fundamental Human Right.” Religion & Education, Vol. 42, No. 1, 17-33.

Russo, C. J. & Osborne, Jr., A.G. (2014).  “Related Services, Assistive Technology, and Transition Services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.”  International  Journal of Law and Education, Vol. 19, No. 1, 21-36.

Russo, C.J. (2014).  “An Update on Religious Freedom in the United States.” International Journal of Education Law and Policy 2014 Special Issue, 37-56.

Ford, D.Y. & Russo, C.J. (2014). “No Child Left Behind . . . Unless a Student is Gifted and of Color: Reflections on the Need to Meet the Educational Needs of the Gifted.” Journal of Law in Society, Vol. 15, No. 2, 213-240.

Russo, C.J. & Osborne, A.G. (2014). “Warning to Educators: Disruptive Online Posts Can, and May Be, Used against You.” Education Law Reporter, Vol. 308, No. 2, 580-587.

Russo, C.J. (2014). “Another Nail in the Coffin of Affirmative Action or Just a Bump in the Road? Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action.” Education Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 3, 180-187.

Russo, C.J. (2014). “Religious Freedom in a Brave New World: How Leaders in Faith-Based Schools Can Follow their Beliefs in Hiring.” University of Toledo Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 3, 457-470.

Russo, C.J. (in press). “Another Nail in the Coffin of Affirmative Action or Just a Bump in the Road? Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action.” Education Law Journal.

Russo, C.J. (in press). “Religious Freedom in Education: A Fundamental Human Right.” Religion & Education.

Russo, C.J. & Osborne, A.G. (in press). “Sports Participation and Home Schooling: A Game Changer?.’” Education Law Reporter.

Ford, D.Y. & Russo, C.J. (in press). “No Child Left Behind . . . Unless a Student is Gifted and of Color: Reflections on the Need to Meet the Educational Needs of the Gifted.” Journal of Law in Society.

Russo, C.J. (in press). “Religious Freedom in a Brave New World: How Leaders in Faith-Based Schools Can Follow their Beliefs in Hiring.” University of Toledo Law Review.

Waggoner, M.D. & Russo, C.J. (2014). “Making Room at the Inn: Implications of Christian Legal Society v. Martinez for Public University Housing Professionals.” The Journal of College and University Student Housing, 41(1): 140-152.

Russo, C.J. (2013). “Religious Freedom in the United States: ‘When you Come to the Fork in the Road Take It.’” University of Dayton Law Review, 38(3): 363-400.

Wolhuter, C.W. & Russo, C.J. (2013). “Dealing with Incidents of Serious Learner Disciplinary Problems: A Comparative Study Between South Africa and Selected Countries.” KOERS: Bulletin Vir Christelike Wetenskap, 78(3).

Russo, C.J. (2013). “Fisher v. University of Texas: The Beginning of the End or the End of the Beginning of Race Conscious Admissions Plans in Higher Education in the United States?” Education Law Journal, 14(4):284-296.

Russo, C.J. & Dolph, D. (2013). “School Nurses: On the Front Line of Keeping Students Healthy.” Education Law Reporter, 293(1):9-14.

Russo, C.J. (2013). “Collective Bargaining in Public Education: ‘It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times’ for Teacher Unions.” Education Law Reporter, 291(2):545-561.

Hapney, T.L. & Russo, C.J. (2013). “Student Newspapers at Public Colleges and Universities: Lessons from the United States.” Education Law Journal, 14(2):114-124.

Russo, C.J. (2013). “Safety for Pre-School and Younger Students: “An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure.” Education Law Reporter, 289(1):7-12.

Russo, C.J. (2012). "Child Abuse in Religious Institutions: Dealing with the Unspeakable." Education Law Journal, 100-109. View journal >>

Russo, C.J., & Thro, W.E. (2012). "Reflections on the Law and Curricular Values in American Schools." Peabody Journal of Education, 87:402-412. View abstract >>

Russo, C.J., & McGreal, P.E. (2012). "Religious Freedom in American Catholic Higher Education." Religion & Education,39:116-132. Read >>

Russo, C.J. (2012). A Cautionary Tale of Collective Bargaining in Public Education: A Teacher’s Right or Tail Wagging the Dog? University of Dayton Law Review, 37(3):317-349.

Osborne, A.G. & Russo, C.J. (2012). Can Students Be Disciplined for Off-campus Cyberspeech: The Reach of the First Amendment in the Age of Technology. Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal, 2012:331-367.

Russo, C.J. (2012). Regulating the Boundaries between the Public and Private Lives of Teachers in Changing Cultural Contexts: An American Perspective.International Journal of Law and Education, 16(2):43-53.

Mawdlsey, R.D., Russo, C.J., & Mawdlsey, J.L. (2012). A ‘Law’ too Far? The Wisconsin Budget Repair Act: Counterpoint. Education Law Reporter, 275(1):16-22.

Osborne, A.G. & Russo, C.J. (2011). Educational Decision Making in K-12 Schools When Divorced Parents Disagree: What Is In the Best Interests of the Child? Education Law Reporter, 273(1):1-20.

Russo, C.J., Osborne, A.G., Massucci, J.D., & Cattaro, G.M. (2011). The Legal Rights of Students with Disabilities in Christian Schools. The Journal of Research in Christian Education., 20:254-280.

Russo, C.J., Osborne, A.G., Arndt, K.J.  (2011). Cyberbullying and Sexting: Recommendations for School Policy. Education Law Reporter, 269(2):427-434.

Russo, C.J. (2011). Cell Phones in Schools: Necessary Tools or Needless Distractions. Education Law Journal, 12(2):170-176.

Russo, C.J. (2011). Respect for Me But Not for Thee: Reflections on the Impact of Same-Sex Marriage on Education. Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal, 2011(2):471-494.

Russo, C.J. (2011). HIV/AIDS and K-12 Education: Neither Out of Sight Nor Out of Mind. Education Law Reporter, 267(1):1-20.

Russo, C.J. & Thro, W.E. (2011). Another Nail in the Coffin of Religious Freedom? Christian Legal Society v. MartinezEducation Law Journal, 12(1):20-30.

Russo, C.J.  (2010). Reflections on Education as a Fundamental Human Right. Education and Law Journal, 18(1):87-105.

Thro, W.E. & Russo, C.J. (2010). A Serious Setback for Freedom: The Implications of Christian Legal Society v. MartinezEducation Law Reporter, 261(2):473-496.

Smit, M., Russo, C.J., & Englebrecht, P. (2010). Educator Rights in Special Education - A Comparative Study Between the United States and South Africa. The Comparative International Law Journal of South Africa, 63:118-138.

Russo, C.J., Osborne, A.G., & Raisch, C.D. (2010). Twelve Safety Tips for Avoiding Liability. Education Law Reporter, 257(2):544-549.

Russo, C.J. (2010). Tone Deaf? The Courts Turn a Deaf Ear to Religious Music in Schools. Education Law Reporter, 257(1):1-22.

Russo, C.J. (2010). The Impact of Pedophile Priests on American Catholic Education: Reflections of a Cradle Catholic. Religion & Education, 37(2):97-113.

Russo, C.J., Squelch, J., & Varnham, S. (2010). Teachers and Social Networking Sites: Think Before You Post. Journal of Law & Social Justice, 5:1-15.

Thro, W.E., & Russo, C.J. (2010). Preserving Orthodoxy on Secular Campuses: The Right of Student Religious Organizations to Exclude Non-Believers. Education Law Reporter, 250(2):497-516.

Osborne, A.G. & Russo, C.J. (2009). Forest Grove School District v. T.A: The Reimbursement Rights of Parents Who Unilaterally Place their Children with Disabilities in Private Schools Without Having had them Receive Special Education From Public Agencies. Education Law Reporter, 250(1):1-17.

Russo, C.J. (2009). The Law and Hiring Practices in Faith-Based Schools. Journal of Research in Christian Education, 18(3):256-271.

Russo, C.J. (2009). Canon Law, American Law, and Governance of Catholic Schools: A Healthy Partnership. Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 13(2):185-204.

Thro, W.E. & Russo, C.J. (2009). Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1: An Overview with Reflections for Urban Schools. Education and Urban Society, 41(5):529-543.

Osborne, A.G. & Russo, C.J. (2009). Update on the Discipline Provisions of the 1997 and 2004 IDEA Amendments. Education Law Reporter, 244(3):915-922. Reprinted, ELA Notes , 45(2):8-11, (2010).

Russo, C.J. & Cattaro, G.M. (2009). Faith-Based Charter Schools: An Idea Whose Time Is Unlikely to Come. Religion & Education, 36(1):72-93. Reprinted, Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 13(4):509-531, (2010).

Russo, C.J. & Thro, W.E. (2009). Higher Education Implications of Parents Involved for Community Schools. Journal of College and University Law, 35(2):239-270.

Russo, C.J. & Mawdsley, R.D. (2009). Student Vaccinations: A Brief Pain That’s Worth the Gain? Education Law Reporter, 241(2):519-538.

Russo, C.J. (2009). Judges as Umpires or Rule Makers? The Role of the Judiciary in Educational Decision Making in the United States. Education Law Journal, 10(1): 33-47.

Russo, C.J. (2008). Judicial “hostility to all things religious in public life” or Healthy Separation of Religion and Public Education? Religion & Education, 35(2):78-94.

Russo, C.J. (2008). "The Child is Not the Mere Creature of The State:" Controversy over Teaching About Same-Sex Marriage in Public Schools.” Education Law Reporter, 232(1):1-17

Russo, C.J. (2007). The Rights of Non-Attorney Parents Under the IDEA: Winkelman v. Parma City School District. Education Law Reporter, 221(1):1-19.

Russo, C.J. (2007). Same-Sex Marriage and Public School Curricula: Preserving Parental Rights to Direct the Education of their Children. University of Dayton Law Review, 32(3):361-384.

Russo, C.J. (2006). Of Baby Jesus and the Easter Bunny: Does Christianity Still? Have a Place in the Educational Marketplace of Ideas in the United States? Education and Law Journal, 16(1):61-81.

Russo, C.J. (2006). Religious Neutrality in Public Schools and Elsewhere: An Assessment of the Supreme Court’s Approach to Posting the Ten Commandments in Public Places in the U.S. Education Law Journal, 7(1):21-34.

Russo, C.J. (2004). Brown v. Board of Education at 50: One Step Forward, Half a Step Backward? The Journal of Negro Education, 73(3):174-181.

Russo, C.J. (2004). The Supreme Court and Pledge of Allegiance: Does God Still Have a Place in American Schools? Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal, 2001(2):301-330.

Russo, C.J. (2003). Religion and Public Schools: A Forty Year Retrospective. Religion and Education, 31(2):1-22.

Russo, C.J. (2002). Evolution v. Creation Science in the US: Can the Courts Divine a Solution? Education Law Journal, 3(3):152-158.

Russo, C.J. (2002). An American Perspective on Equal Educational Opportunities. Education and the Law, 14(1-2):25-32.

Russo, C.J. (2000). Religion and Education in Bosnia: Integration Not Segregation. Brigham Young University Law Review, 200(3):945-966. Reprinted European Journal for Education Law and Policy, 4(2):121-129 (2000).

Russo, C.J. (1999). Between A Rock and A Hard Place: The Emerging Question of Prayer at School Board Meetings. Education Law Reporter, 137(2):423-439.

Russo, C.J. (1999). Prayer at Public School Graduation Ceremonies: Exercise in Futility? or a Teachable Moment? Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal, Winter 1999:1-23.

Russo, C.J. (1998). At the Table in Sarajevo: Reflections on Ethnic Segregation in Bosnia. The Catholic Lawyer, 38(3):211-228.

Books

Permuth, S., Silver, S., Mawdsley, R.D., & Russo, C.J. (in press). Religion and Law in Public Schools. Cleveland, OH: Education Law Association (ELA).

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2016). The Yearbook of Education Law 2016. Cleveland, OH: ELA.

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2015). The Yearbook of Education Law 2015. Cleveland, OH: Education Law Association (ELA).

Cattaro, G.M. & Russo, C.J. (Eds.) (2015). Gravissimum Educationis: Golden Opportunities in American Catholic Education 50 Years After Vatican II. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Russo, C.J. (2015). The Law of Public Education, 9th Edition. New York, NY: Foundation Press.

Russo, C.J., Oosthuizen, I., & Wolhuter, C.  (Eds.) (2015). International Perspectives on Student Behavior: What We Can Learn. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Russo, C.J., Oosthuizen, I., & Wolhuter, C.  (Eds.) (2015). Global Interest in Student Behavior: An Examination of International Best Practices. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2014). The Yearbook of Education Law 2014. Cleveland, OH: ELA.

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2014). International Perspectives on Education, Law, and Religion. New York: Routledge. 

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (in press). International Perspectives on Education, Law, and Religion. New York: Routledge.

Osborne, A.G. & Russo, C.J. 2014). Special Education and The Law: A Guide for Practitioners, 3d Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2014). International Perspectives on Education, Law, and Religion New York: Routledge.

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2014). The Yearbook of Education Law 2013. Cleveland, OH: Education Law Association (ELA).

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2013). Handbook of Comparative Higher Education Law. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2013). Key Legal Issues in Schools: The Ultimate Resource for School Business Officials. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education. View book >>

Russo, C.J. (2012). Reutter's The Law of Public Education, 8th Ed. New York, NY: Foundation Press. View book >>

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2012). Debating Issues in American Education: Religion in Schools. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. View book >>

Russo, C.J.  (Ed.) (2012). Debating Issues in American Education: School Law. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. View book >>

Osborne,A.G., Russo, C.J., (Eds.) (2012). Debating Issues in American Education: Alternative Schooling and School Choice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. View book >>

Eckes,S.E. & Russo, C.J.  (Eds.) (2012). Debating Issues in American Education: School Discipline and Safety. Thousand Oaks, CA: CorwinPress. View book >>

Russo, C.J. (2012). Reutter's The Law of Public Education, 8th Ed. New York, NY: Foundation Press. View book >>

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2012). The Yearbook of Education Law 2012. Dayton, OH: Education Law Association (ELA).

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2011). The Yearbook of Education Law 2011. Dayton, OH: Education Law Association (ELA).

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2011). The Legal Rights of Students with Disabilities: International Perspectives. Lanham, MD: Rowman& Littlefield Education.

Osborne,A.G. & Russo, C.J. (2011). The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Teachers. Thousand Oaks, CA: CorwinPress.

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2010). The Yearbook of Education Law 2010. Dayton, OH: Education Law Association (ELA).

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2010). The Encyclopedia of Law and Higher Education Law. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2009). The Yearbook of Education Law 2009. Dayton, OH: Education Law Association (ELA).

Russo, C.J., Osborne, A.G., Massucci, J.D., &Cattaro, G.M. (2009). Non-Public Schools and the Law of Special Education. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Osborne,A.G. & Russo, C.J. (2009). Discipline of Students with Disabilities: Legal Issues. Thousand Oaks, CA: CorwinPress.

Russo, C.J. (2009). Reutter's The Law of Public Education, 7th Ed. New York, NY: Foundation Press. 6th Ed. published in 2006. 5th Ed. published in 2004.

Russo, C.J. & DeGroof, J. (Eds.) (2009). The Employment Rights of Teachers: Exploring Education Law Worldwide. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.

Russo, C.J. & Osborne, A.G. (2009). Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act: Implications for Educational Leaders. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2008). The Yearbook of Education Law 2008. Dayton, OH: Education Law Association (ELA). Editor since 1995.

Russo, C.J. (Ed.) (2008). The Encyclopedia of Education Law (2 volumes). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Russo, C.J. & Osborne, A.G. (2008). Essential Concepts and School-Based Cases in Special Education Law. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

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