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AED 201.appendix_c.Week6.Day7

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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 : Sherman v. Koch No. 09-1455 Approximate Date(s) : Argued: February 10, 2010 Decided: October 15, 2010 Robert Sherman, father of minor Dawn Sherman states school violated Section 1, the first and second prongs of the lemon test and the Establishment Clause with holding a moment of silence for secular purpose. Superintendent, Koch states the moment of silence of quiet reflection was to aid the teachers in calming students before they started the school day, not to promote religion. Court ruled in favor of Koch stating Section 1 does not advance or inhibit religion but mandates only a period of silence, and Section 1 is not unconstitutional. I agree with the court’s ruling in which the moment of silence was to calm the children to start the school day on a good note and not promoting any religion. The teachers did not promote any religion but if a child wanted to pray during the silence they could, as long as they did not pray out loud. The superintendent, the school, and the teachers were not
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  • Spring '11
  • lisamariemillersellner
  • Supreme Court of the United States, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Redding, AED

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