ERIC Number: EJ512839
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Liability of Educators for the Negligence of Others (Substitutes, Aides, Student Teachers, and New Teachers).
Cotten, Doyice J.
Physical Educator, v52 n2 p70-77 Spr 1995
This article discusses the liability of teachers, administrators, and school systems for actions by substitutes, paraprofessionals, student teachers, and new teachers, examining who is responsible if an individual is negligent. Case examples are provided. Four principles for states where there are no applicable immunity statutes are presented. (SM)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Beginning Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Legal Responsibility, Negligence, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Student Teachers, Substitute Teachers, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Assistants
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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