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Best Interests Of The Student

Author : Jacqueline A. Stefkovich
ISBN : 9781135920760
Genre : Education
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Best Interests of the Student presents both a theoretical model for guiding educators as they confront legal and ethical dilemmas in their schools, as well as highly accessible and annotated court cases for exploration. Stefkovich introduces an ethical decision-making model that focuses on strategies for determining what actions are in the "best interests of the student," and demonstrates the application of this theoretical model for examining legal and ethical dimensions of court cases. Discussion questions at the end of each case encourage readers to examine issues from differing viewpoints, helping them to become more self-reflective school leaders who can effectively address legal dilemmas in their own contexts. This important text is a valuable resource for both aspiring and practicing school administrators and leaders. This thoroughly revised edition features: An entirely new chapter focusing on issues surrounding technology, specifically bullying, harassment, and "sexting" 13 new legal cases to reflect recent developments in school law, including issues of free speech, teacher accountability, and school policies A continued focus on preparing leaders to meet the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) ethics standard

Ethical Leadership And Decision Making In Education

Author : Joan Poliner Shapiro
ISBN : 9781317681106
Genre : Education
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The fourth edition of the best-selling text, Ethical Leadership and Decision Making in Education, continues to address the increasing interest in ethics and assists educational leaders with the complex dilemmas in today’s challenging and diverse society. Through discussion and analysis of real-life moral dilemmas that educational leaders face in their schools and communities, authors Shapiro and Stefkovich demonstrate the application of the four ethical paradigms—the ethics of justice, care, critique, and profession. After an illustration of how the Multiple Ethical Paradigm approach may be applied to real dilemmas, the authors present a series of cases written by students and academics in the field representing the dilemmas faced by practicing educational leaders in urban, suburban, and rural settings in an era full of complications and contradictions. Following each case are questions that call for thoughtful, complex thinking and help readers come to grips with their own ethical codes and apply them to practical situations. New in the Fourth Edition: A new chapter on technology versus respect, focusing on ethical issues such as cyber-bullying and sexting. New cases on teachers with guns, the military and education, children of undocumented immigrants, homeless students, videos in bathrooms, incentive pay, first responders, private alternative high schools, verbal threats, and gaming etiquette. Updates throughout to reflect contemporary issues and recent scholarship in the field of ethical leadership. This edition adds teaching notes for the instructor that stress the importance of self-reflection, use of new technologies, and global appeal of ethical paradigms and dilemmas. Easily adaptable to a variety of uses, this book is a critical resource for a wide range of audiences, including both aspiring and practicing administrators, teacher leaders, and educational policy makers.

Teaching In Social Work

Author : Jeane W. Anastas
ISBN : 9780231520935
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 59. 23 MB
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Drawing from her extensive classroom and field experience, Jeane W. Anastas merges the "practice wisdom" of today's social work educators with contemporary theories on instruction and learning. Built around a teacher- and student-in-situation framework

Pennsylvania Educational Leadership

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ISBN : PSU:000061859821
Genre : Educational leadership
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School Law And The Public Schools

Author : Nathan L. Essex
ISBN : 0613923812
Genre : Law
File Size : 24. 18 MB
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In a concise, convenient paperback form, this book provides contemporary and practical coverage of relevant legal issues that affect educational leaders in the 21st century. This book is written to provide practical knowledge to practicing and prospective educational leaders, students of educational leadership, teachers, prospective teachers, and policy makers at all educational levels. Legal issues are covered thoroughly yet succinctly, and are discussed in a way that is informative, entertaining and useful so that the audience can effectively perform their professional duties within the boundaries of constitutional, statutory, and case law. For educators and educational administrators.

Cultivating An Ethical School

Author : Robert J. Starratt
ISBN : 9781136842030
Genre : Education
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Often the school is left as an institution seemingly ethically neutral, leaving untouched questions about whether the school itself is a site of injustice toward both educators and children. Springing from his well-known Building an Ethical School, Robert J. Starratt now looks more closely at the educational leader’s responsibility to ensure that the whole fabric of the educational process reflects an ethical philosophy of education. Starratt argues that the work of educating young people is by its very nature an ethical work as well as an intellectual work, and that this work inescapably engages educators and their pupils with an academic curriculum, a social curriculum, and a civic curriculum. Cultivating an Ethical School lays a foundation for educators seeking to cultivate a comprehensive ethical educating environment. The second half of the book then takes up the more specific perspectives on teaching and learning that constitute the heart of cultivating an ethical school. Starratt provides examples of how an ethical school can expose students to a variety of perspectives on the challenges they will be called upon to face in the worlds of culture, nature, and society. This valuable book shows leaders and educators the importance of organizing a curriculum and a pedagogy that simultaneously respect and cultivate the intellectual, personal, and social qualities of being human.

Education Law

Author : Michael Imber
ISBN : 0805832777
Genre : Education
File Size : 42. 53 MB
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Publisher's description: This brief, easy-to-read text provides a concise introduction to those topics in education law that are of most immediate interest to classroom teachers. The greater the likelihood of litigation or error in a particular area of professional practice, the more extensive the discussion. Topics concerning teacher relationships with their students include: student rights, discipline, discrimination, special education, and negligence. Topics concerning teacher relationships with their employers include: hiring and firing, contracts, unions, collective bargaining, and tenure. Key features include the following: Flexibility--Because it is brief and affordable, A Teacher's Guide to Education Law, Second Edition can be used in a variety of courses, such as Teachers and the Law, Social Foundations of Education, Student Teaching Seminars, or in block courses where legal literacy is one of several major topics. Presentation--To aid comprehension, technical legal terms are carefully explained when first introduced and discussions of complex topics move logically from overview to elaboration of important details to summary of key topics and principles. Up-to-Date--Approximately 50% of the text is either new or revised and almost half of the entries in the table of cases are new.

American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015066180418
Genre : American literature
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Law And Public Education

Author : Stephen R. Goldstein
ISBN : 1558342729
Genre : Law
File Size : 53. 65 MB
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Prison Race

Author : Renford Reese
ISBN : 1594600597
Genre : Law
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Education Law aims to improve upon the current offerings in other education law texts. It presents full, unedited cases; therefore, it strikes a balance between explanatory material and case law presentation.

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