Rights and Responsibilities of Educators and Students

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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. I have also provided a list of court cases for you to peruse which are posted in the Course Materials forum. 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 : State of Connecticut vs. Amero Approximate Date(s) : October 2004 -January 2007 Julie Amero, a substitute teacher was convicted in Norwich Superior Court on four counts of risk of injury to a minor or impairing the morals of a child. Ms. Amero was substituting for a seventh grade class while the regular teacher, Matthew Napp, was out of the room. Under Ms. Amero’s supervision, the computer she was using to demonstrate something to the class began showing pornographic images due to a pop- up opening on the screen. This was not intentionally done by Ms. Amero as she tried to close the pop-ups however, they kept happening. The computer was the schools property and had not been tested for malware nor had active filtering software. As result of conviction, Julie Amero is facing 40 years in prison. In June 2007, a New London superior court judge threw out the conviction and Ms. Amero was granted a new trial and entered a plea of not guilty. In November 2008 Julie Amero plead guilty to
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