ERIC Number: ED269366
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Legal Basics for Teachers. Fastback 235.
Monks, Robert L.; Proulx, Ernest I.
This fastback presents some basic legal gidelines for teachers, which if observed will minimize the possibility of lawsuits resulting from incidents occurring in school settings. The following topics are covered: (1) basic legal terminology; (2) reporting child abuse; (3) self-defense; (4) possession and use of controlled substances; (5) privileged communication; (6) administering first aid and medication; (7) conducting field trips; (8) locker and personal searches; (9) discipline; (10) trespass of personal property; (11) supervision and liability; and (12) insurance and liability. (JD)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Discipline, Elementary Secondary Education, Insurance, Legal Responsibility, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Responsibility
Phi Delta Kappa, Eighth and Union, Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402 ($0.75).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.
Note: This publication was sponsored by the Louisville, Kentucky Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa.