A B C D None

100

What are prospective employers?
It is illegal for these to question an applicant’s age.

100

What is Pickering v. Board of Education?
This U.S. Supreme Court decision protected teachers’ freedom of speech to publicly express themselves as long as the statements are not malicious or intentionally inaccurate and do not disclose confidential material or hamper teaching performance.

100

What is a zero-tolerance policy?
A child who is expelled for bringing nail clippers to school is probably feeling the consequence of this.

100

What is a traditional inculcation?
A single moral code is taught and promoted directly and indirectly through the curriculum in this.
 

200

What is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (1964)?
You apply for a teaching job in a school district and are directed to send in a photograph along with your application. You recognize that this violates your rights under this.

200

What is 45 days?
Without a license or permission, educational institutions may not keep copyrighted videotapes for more than this long.

200

What is corporal punishment?
This is legal in a little less than half of the states.

200

What is values clarification?
Having students identify their most important activities or goals is an exercise in this.
 

300

What is a “substantial disruption” of the educational process?
When a teacher’s private life is called into question by the courts, a this is often a governing principle that determines whether or not the teacher may be dismissed.

300

What are strikes?
School teachers who participate in these are liable to legal sanctions in some states, but in practice, are rarely prosecuted.

300

What is Tinker v. Des Moines?
A student is quite upset with the use of special interest funds in the Congressional elections in her local district. As a protest, she attaches several corporate logos to her clothes, advertising everything from oil companies to automobiles. To the teachers and students who ask her, she explains that this is her way of protesting the influence of big business in national politics. Her right to undertake this activity was established in this Supreme Court case.

300

What are character education programs?
The core attributes of moral individuals should be reinforced in the school curriculum and culture is used as an argument to support these programs.
 

400

What is “academic freedom”?
The principle protecting a teacher’s right to teach without coercion, censorship, or other restrictive interference is this.

400

What is the Buckley Amendment?
This amendment ensures the rights of parents and guardians to access educational records.

400

What is student freedom of press?
This would NOT protect the printing of an article that expresses student fears about AIDS.
   

500

What is educational malpractice?
Legal liability has been least firmly associated with this.

500

What is Title IX of the Education Amendments?
You are teaching in a school that has recently established a computer repair program. You notice that all the students in the program are male. You find out that the school has done nothing to attract females into this computer repair training, and in fact, the teacher in charge is hostile to teaching females, explaining that “they will get married, have kids, and never use what I teach them.” This federal legislation is being violated.

500

What are ethical and legal responsibilities to report the suspected abuse?
A teacher who suspects a child is the victim of child abuse has these responibilities.
   

Teachers, Schools, and Society: Final Exam Review - Chapter 8

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