Rights and Responsibilities of Educators and Students

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Appendix C

Rights and Responsibilities of Educators and Students

Perform a search in the University Library databases and locate four school-related court cases (with outcomes decided), two which involve educators as defendants and two which involve students as defendants. Fill in the table below. When you give your informed opinion, state and discuss whether you agree or disagree with the outcome. Base your opinion on legal and ethical standards as discussed in Ch. 9 of the text. If you do not agree with the outcome, explain what would have been just. Base your explanation upon the rights and responsibilities of those involved. Cite your sources in APA format below the table.

|Name and Date of Case |Brief Overview of Case |Your Informed Opinion | | |and Outcome | | |Case 1: Educator as Defendant |The overview of this case is a cheerleader was hurt |I believe the court was in the right with their decision. Chapter 9. | | |doing a stunt and she sued the school district. The |states that the teacher must make a reasonable attempt to anticipate | |Name of Case: Ballou v. Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk |court decided that the school was at fault for not |dangerous conditions and take proper precautions and procedures to prevent| |School District |having proper supervision or protective mats and |injuries. The teacher must provide proper supervision and warn students of| | |spotters. |dangerous situations. The teacher, I this case, did not do these...
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