ERIC Number: ED210823
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Gehring, Donald D.; Young, D. Parker
A review of 1977 cases that involved students and institutions of higher education indicates that students seem to be more concerned with their rights as educational consumers. The majority of cases concern controversies focusing on classroom and academic evaluation and treatment of students; receipt of various forms of financial aid; use of student fees, fines, and other charges; and generally "getting what I paid for." The other issue which seems to be emerging relates to standards for admission. Further, many 1977 educational-consumer cases involved graduate and professional students who invested a great deal of time and money in their educational preparation. Other issues addressed in this chapter include due process, search and seizure, religious matters, publications, organizations, resident housing, athletics, parental support of students, and student voting. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Athletics, Civil Rights, College Admission, College Students, Consumer Protection, Court Litigation, Due Process, Federal Courts, Fees, Law Students, School Law, Search and Seizure, State Courts, Student College Relationship, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid, Student Organizations, Student Publications, Student Rights, Tuition
Not available separately; see EA 014 301.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Organization on Legal Problems of Education, Topeka, KS.
Note: Chapter 6 of "The Yearbook of Higher Education Law, 1978" (EA 014 301). For related documents, see EA 014 301-307.