ERIC Number: EJ860018
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
Teacher with a Learning Disability: Legal Issues and District Approach
Clayton, Jennifer K.
Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, v12 n2 p1-7 2009
This case study focuses on a teacher who discloses a learning disability to her Principal. Given the teacher's challenges in retention of her content material, the district is faced with how to handle the personnel situation of an employee with a disability. This case raises questions of how to balance the needs and interests of students with the employee's rights under the Americans With Disabilities Act.
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Teacher Competencies, Case Studies, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Teachers, Federal Legislation, Teacher Rights, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Middle School Teachers, Classroom Communication, Civil Rights, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Teacher Responsibility
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Middle Schools
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990