Students' Rights and Teachers' Responsibilities

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STUDENTS' RIGHTS AND TEACHERS' RESPONSIBILITIES 1 Students' Rights and Teachers' Responsibilities Scenario AED/200 November 28, 2010
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STUDENTS' RIGHTS AND TEACHERS' RESPONSIBILITIES 2 Students' Rights and Teachers' Responsibilities Scenario The responsibility of a teacher varies differently from district to district, state to state, and even country to country. As an aspiring teacher, the highest priority is to first fully understand the responsibilities that come along with the title of teacher. Also important to understand how those same responsibilities interact and influence the rights and responsibilities of the students that are being taught. One controversial issue that involves the infringement of students is First Amendment Rights; pertaining to the censorship of student’s news articles. So is this act violating the rights of students or merely protecting the learning environment? Due to educational shows such as schoolhouse rock, most children are informed on the constitutional rights, particularly the Bill of Rights. The First Amendment allows The United States citizens the freedom of religion, speech, press, petition, and assembly; this is usually grouped in Freedom of Expression. The big question has been, does the First Amendment apply to school-sponsored student publications? This issue was decided in 1988 Supreme Court Case Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier, which ruled in favor of the School District, stating that
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2011 for the course EDUCATION AED 200 taught by Professor Stickler during the Fall '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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