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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 |A student was made to do 100 squat thrusts because he |I do not agree with the outcome, the student should have been able to sue | | |spoke to another student during role call. The student |the teacher in civil court for the reason of In Loco Parentis and | |Name of Case: Aaron Moore Vs. Willis Independent |was later diagnosed with inflammation of the Esophagus |negligence. The teacher could obviously tell that the student was indeed | |School District |and missed three weeks of school. |becoming hurt and the student did complain. | | | |...
References: Type references here in APA format.
5th Circuit Upholds Laws on Corporal Punishment. 12/11/2000. Education USA, Aspen Publishers Inc. Vol. 42 Issue 25,
p8, 2p. Retrieved June 28, 2009, from http://web.ebscohost.com/ehost/pdf?vid=16&hid=117&sid=a9655997-8683-
Cook, G. (2007). American School Board Journal. A sign of the times. Vol. 194 Issue 5, p6-7, 2p, 1c. Retrieved Retrieved June 28, 2009, from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=24690796&site=ehost-live
Arum, R. (2004). National Review. Sparing Rods, Spoiling Children. Vol. 56 Issue 19, p43-44, 2p. Retrieved Retrieved June 28, 2009, From http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=14737017&site=ehost-live
Walsh, M. (2008). Education Week. Court Takes Case Arising From Shooting at School. Vol. 27 Issue 29, p17-17, 1/3p. Retrieved Retrieved June 28, 2009, from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=31660343&site=ehost-
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