Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC attorneys frequently publish articles, practice manuals, and legal texts on the requirements of various Federal education programs. For several years, the Firm has served as contributing editors to the Title I Handbook and Title I Monitor, both published by Thompson Publishing Group.
Kristen Tosh Cowan, along with Thompson Publishing Group executive editor Charles J. Edwards, recently updated The New Title I: The Changing Landscape of Accountability, 7th Edition. Now that the NCLB reauthorization is stalled in Congress, Thompson has decided to issue a revised, 7th edition of The New Title I to reflect all of the Obama administration’s policy changes since his predecessor left office. Through waivers and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, President Obama has placed his stamp on Title I policy in line with his reform priorities: higher standards and rigorous assessments, a new focus on teacher effectiveness as measured by student achievement, better use of data and the turnaround of low-performing schools. This book has all the information you need to run your program with confidence. And it comes in a current, concise, user-friendly package.
The IDEA book was recently updated by Leigh Manasevit, Christine Plagata-Neubauer, Tiffany R. Winters and Camille Martin. IDEA: New Expectations for Schools and Students, 4th Editionis the only all-in one resource you need to quickly make sense of the IDEA regulations and guidance. It gives you the essential insight you need to understand the all the programmatic and fiscal requirements under this program.
Leigh Manasevit, Brette Kaplan and Christopher Porter updated the Federal Education Grants Management: What Administrators Need to Know, 3rd Edition, published by Thompson Publishing Group. In addition to a clear explanation of EDGAR, explanations of the expenditures allowed under federal grants, and much more valuable insight, the book includes key compliance documents, such as the administrative regulations for state and local programs, OMB circulars, and relevant excerpts from the Compliance Supplement.
Michael Brustein co-authored The Tech Prep Guide to Perkins IV for CORD Communications. This comprehensive guide is an invaluable source for how to best use Perkins funds, rules for accountability, and much more!
The Firm’s attorneys have authored or contributed to numerous books and publications. The following items are currently available for purchase:
The Firm currently sells in print format:
- EDGAR: The Education Department General Administrative Regulations, Plus Key OMB Circulars (published with Thompson Publishing Group, 2010) – contact Brustein & Manasevit for ordering information
- The Administrator’s Guide to the Adult Education & Family Literacy Act of 1998 (published by the National Adult Education Professional Development Consortium, 1998)
- One-Stop Guide to the Perkins Act of 1998 (published by Brustein & Manasevit, 1998)
The Firm currently sells a CD version of the following books:
- The Charter School Guide to Federal Funds and Legal Responsibilities (published by Brustein & Manasevit, 2002)
- The One-Stop Guide to the Final WIA Regulations (published by Brustein & Manasevit, 2000)
The Firm sells the following books through other vendors:
- The New Title I: The Changing Landscape of Accountability (7th Edition, published by Thompson Publishing Group, 2011)
- IDEA: New Expectations for Schools and Students (4th Edition, published by Thompson Publishing Group, 2008)
- Federal Education Grants Management: What Administrators Need to Know (published by Thompson Publishing Group, 2010)
- The Tech Prep Guide to Perkins IV (published by CORD Communications, 2006)
In addition, the Firm’s attorneys are quoted in various periodicals, including but not limited to:
- The Washington Post
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Education Week
- Education Daily
- Student Aid Transcript
- Legal Times
Free initial consultation: Contact Brustein & Manasevit, PLLC