Foundations of Education
Quiz 9 :
Legal Aspects of Education
Tenure provides job security by preventing teachers from being dismissed without cause and by requiring that due process be followed in termination cases.The causes for which a tenured teacher can be dismissed include incompetence, immorality, insubordination, and unprofessional conduct.Answers could include a discussion of the due process procedures and illustrations of each of these causes for dismissal.
Under the Family Educational Right and Privacy Act of 1974, parents of a minor child have the right to view all information contained within a school record (CA-60) and to petition the district to change any false information.
From inappropriate images of oneself (using drugs and/or alcohol; inappropriately attired; sexual in nature) to inappropriate postings and Tweets; from controversial posts and expressions to exaggerated or falsified credentials and work history, the answer will provide insight into the Internet as a new investigative tool for employers in the field of education.