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ERIC Number: ED377126
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
School Law Issue.
Update on Law-Related Education, v18 n2 spec iss Spr 1991
This law-related education teaching resource calls attention to civil rights in the school. Julius Menacker gives an overview of major national school legislation and the federal courts' roles in the constitutional areas of equal protection, freedom of expression, and due process. Aggie Alvez offers new perspectives on the constitutional, economic, social and political implications of dress codes using several instructional formats including a mock school board hearing. A lesson plan designed by Stephen A. Rose provides tools to help students formulate and apply reasoned views of the Establishment Clause and its Supreme Court applications. Ralph D. Mawksley looks at important legal principles and precedents that have framed sexual harassment law and outlines a school harassment policy that will give students insights into preventive law. A lesson plan follows that presents sexual harassment laws and procedures to follow when harassment occurs, as well as tools to help students deal with this perplexing problem. Other articles explore the fairness of testing practices and the restrictive regulations intended to curb school violence. (JD)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civil Law, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Evaluation, Law Related Education, School Law, Secondary Education, Sexual Harassment, Social Studies, Student Rights, Teaching Methods
American Bar Association, 541 North Fairbanks Court, Chicago, IL 60611-3314.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Justice, Washington, DC. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
Authoring Institution: American Bar Association, Chicago, IL. Special Committee on Youth Education for Citizenship.