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Henderson, Martha V.; Gullatt, David E.; Hardin, Dawn T.; Jannik, Catherine; Tollett, John R. – 1999
This curriculum guide presents a context for preservice education and/or professional development in education law for teachers. Section 1, "Teacher Liability," discusses "Duty to Supervise,""Providing Reasonable Care,""Duty,""Preventing Student-to-Student Sexual Harassment,""Reporting Child…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Child Abuse, Corporal Punishment
Doverspike, David E.; Cone, W. Henry – 1992
Developments over the past 25 years in school-related legal issues in elementary schools have significantly changed the principal's role. In 1975, a decision of the U.S. Supreme Court established three due-process guidelines for short-term suspension. The decision requires student notification of charges, explanation of evidence, and an informal…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Corporal Punishment, Discipline, Elementary Education
Trubow, George – 1989
In this policy briefing, the technological developments of recent years are linked to the erosion of individuals' informational privacy under the press of bureaucratic efficiency and the ever-growing needs of executive agencies for more information. It is noted that privacy protection within federal agencies may entail costs, and therefore, may be…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Agency Role, Disclosure, Foreign Countries
Henkel, Jane R. – 1990
This information memorandum describes three federal laws which govern public access to federal records and the treatment of personally identifiable information by federal agencies or under federal programs. It is noted that these laws generally apply only to federal agencies in the executive branch of government. The first of four major sections…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Data Processing, Federal Legislation, Freedom of Information
Hale, Lynelle; Cottone, Ben – 1983
The information in this pamphlet is designed to assist parents in helping their children cope with divorce or separation. Parents are urged to build a constructive life for themselves and their children and to continue to make children feel that they are loved. There are four sets of guidelines offered to parents. The first two are designed to…
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Coping, Divorce, Elementary Secondary Education
Western Michigan Univ., Kalamazoo. – 1982
This module deals with cooperative education student rights and responsibilities as they are specified in the Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 and the Michigan Employee Right to Know Act of 1978. Designed to be a self-paced instructional package, the module includes a pre-test, answer key, scoring instructions, a…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cooperative Education, Federal Legislation, Instructional Materials
Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC. – 1981
The ways in which parents and students can exercise their rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act are discussed in this booklet. The Act, also known as the Buckley Amendment, gives all parents and guardians of students under 18 years of age and all students who are over 18 or who attend postsecondary schools the right to see,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Guidelines
National Association of Secondary School Principals, Reston, VA. – 1983
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) provides students and parents access to their school records and requires that parents and adult students be informed of their rights under the act. FERPA also bars the release of records to third parties without written consent except to school district employees possessing legitimate…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, Court Litigation
American Bar Association, Chicago, IL. – 1981
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) pertains broadly to education records, though an institution can exempt its law enforcement records from FERPA coverage. The primary purpose of this report was to examine FERPA's effect on the flow of information between institutions of higher education and law enforcement agencies. Study…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Confidential Records, Federal Legislation, Law Enforcement
Bell, James D. – 1984
In view of the dramatic increase in the numbers of laws and lawsuits since the 1960s, teachers must become aware of the privacy considerations and potential legal problems that may arise when writing a letter of recommendation or giving a verbal reference. They should become familiar with present common law doctrine and recent legislation…
Descriptors: Accountability, Civil Rights, Confidential Records, Disclosure
National Council of La Raza, Washington, DC. – 1980
The bilingual (English-Spanish) handbook explains the established rights that parents with children enrolled in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I Migrant Education Program have and presents ways in which parents can use these rights to help ensure that their children receive a quality education. Chapters discuss: (1) content of…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Ancillary School Services, Bilingual Education, Compliance (Legal)
Linowes, David F. – 1981
This paper examines how the U.S. Privacy Protection Commission functioned. Examined are its basic authority, procedures and policies, operational plan, distinctive features, staffing, and results of recommendations. Created by an act of Congress in 1974, the Commission was authorized to examine all actual and potential invasions of privacy in the…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Confidential Records, Disclosure, Laws
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. – 1981
This document is designed to assist Oregon school districts to develop and implement student record policies in accordance with state and federal legislation. The first section provides guidelines for maintenance and control of and access to student records. Section two provides a model policy statement for school boards to consider when adopting…
Descriptors: Confidential Records, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Records (Forms)
Bouchard, Robert F., Comp.; Franklin, Justin D., Comp. – 1980
To help individuals, groups, and organizations obtain federal government records on themselves and others, this guidebook interprets the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Privacy Act. The acts provide access to government data, personal records, and business information. The guidebook presents the texts of both acts, with…
Descriptors: Confidentiality, Court Litigation, Federal Courts, Federal Legislation
Gonzalez, Ramon, Comp. – 1982
Written in English and Spanish, the handbook is intended to (1) provide useful information from numerous sources to school administrators, education program staff, and home-school liaison personnel; and (2) assist school staff in informing migrant parents about their rights and responsibilities, both as members of parent advisory councils (PACs)…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Confidentiality, Educational History, Educational Legislation
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