ERIC Number: ED446079
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Discrimination and the Oregon Educator. Eighth Edition.
Teacher Standards and Practices Commission, Salem, OR.
This booklet describes in general terms the various federal and state laws, rules, and regulations about which Oregon teachers must knowledgeable. Knowledge of laws prohibiting discrimination is required by Oregon Revised Statute 342.123. The Teacher Standards and Practices Commission permits applicants for licensure to demonstrate knowledge of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and state and federal statutes prohibiting discrimination. Applicants who qualify to satisfy the requirements of ORS 342.123 through signing an affidavit are instructed to carefully read the information contained in the booklet and answer study questions. The booklet focuses on eight areas: (1) "Why Do You Need to Know the Law?"; (2) "What Laws Affect Schools in Oregon?"; (3) "Categories of Persons Protected by Discrimination Laws"; (4) "Areas of Potential Discrimination in the Education Setting"; (5) "What Recourse Do People Have if They Feel the Law Has Been Violated?"; (6) "Specific Procedures School Districts are Required to Follow"; (7) "Self-Study Questions"; and (8) "Discussion Guide for Self-Study Questions." An appendix describes Oregon statutes, Oregon administrative rules, federal statutes, federal regulations, court cases, and supp federal supplemental reporter. (SM)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Ethnic Bias, Federal Legislation, Racial Bias, Religious Discrimination, Sex Bias, Sexual Harassment, Social Discrimination, State Legislation, Stereotypes, Student Rights, Teacher Certification, Teacher Rights, Teacher Student Relationship
Teacher Standards and Practices Commission, Public Service Building, 255 Capitol Street N.E., Suite 105, Salem, OR 97310-1332. E-mail: TSPC@state.or.us. Web site: http://www.ode.state.or.us/tspc.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Teacher Standards and Practices Commission, Salem, OR.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon