Education related court cases

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Axia College Material Appendix C Rights and Responsibilities of Educators and Students Perform a search in the University Library databases and locate four school-related court cases (with outcomes decided), two which involve educators as defendants and two which involve students as defendants. Fill in the table below. When you give your informed opinion, state and discuss whether you agree or disagree with the outcome. Base your opinion on legal and ethical standards as discussed in Ch. 9 of the text. If you do not agree with the outcome, explain what would have been just. Base your explanation upon the rights and responsibilities of those involved. Cite your sources in APA format below the table. Name and Date of Case Brief Overview of Case and Outcome Your Informed Opinion Case 1: Educator as Defendant Name of Case : Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas Approximate Date(s) : 1954 This case is responsible for overturning the court decision Plessey v. Ferguson which began segregation in schools. Several parents of minority students filed suit against the Topeka school board stating that the black schools were not equal to the white schools. The court determined that the “separate but equal” policy was unconstitutional and required mandatory integration of schools across the nation. This is possibly the single most important court decision in
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