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US Department of Education, 2008
Sexual harassment of students is illegal. A federal law, "Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972" ("Title IX"), prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment, in education programs and activities. All public and private education institutions that receive any federal funds must comply with…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Federal Legislation, School Administration, Confidentiality
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Wartman, Katherine Lynk, Ed.; Savage, Marjorie, Ed. – ASHE Higher Education Report, 2008
This monograph is divided into three main sections: theoretical grounding, student identity, and implications. The first section, theoretical grounding of parental involvement, looks at the reasons parents today are more likely to be involved in their students' lives and then reviews the literature of K-12 education and compares that information…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, College Students, Parent Student Relationship, Parent School Relationship
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Etscheidt, Susan – American Secondary Education, 2006
School safety is a concern of administrators, teachers, parents and students. Federal legislation has been enacted to address school safety, including the discipline of students with disabilities. One option available to school districts is to place potentially dangerous or disruptive students in an interim alternative educational setting (IAES).…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Federal Legislation, Disabilities, School Safety
Johnson, Jean; Arumi, Ana Maria; Ott, Amber – Public Agenda, 2006
This is the fourth in a series of reports from Reality Check 2006, an ongoing set of tracking surveys on education issues. Reality Check surveys attitudes among public school parents, students, teachers, principals and superintendents on a regular basis. In surveys on education, it is not uncommon for the public, parents and teachers to see…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Superintendents, Public Education, Public Schools
Layman, Nancy S. – 1994
The purpose of this book is to familiarize middle and high school administrators, teachers, and students with the laws concerning sexual harassment and strategies for dealing with it. The book can also help educators avoid liability for sexual harassment. Part 1 defines sexual harassment and emphasizes that men and women may perceive the same…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Compliance (Legal), Federal Legislation, Grievance Procedures
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. – 1995
This guide is intended to increase access for individuals with disabilities to local, state (New York), and national testing programs, as well as facilitate the consistent provision of modifications necessary to allow these individuals to demonstrate their knowledge and abilities. Ten modules cover the following topics: (1) federal and state…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Advanced Placement Programs, College Entrance Examinations, Disabilities