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9.6: Ethics and Legal Issues in Education
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- Identify the importance of ethics and the ethical practices of teachers.
- Recognize the responsibilities of teachers as role models.
- Determine individual values and code of ethics in becoming a teacher.
- Compare the New York State Code of Ethics for Educators with the National Education Association (NEA) Code of Ethics.
- Explain why integrity is an essential disposition for teachers.
- Identify liability of teachers concerning copyright laws, mandated reporting and academic freedom.
- Explain the FERPA law
- Identify landmark legal cases in education and their importance in students’ rights in schools.
Teachers as Professional Role Models
- 9.6.1: Ethics
- 9.6.2: Integrity
- Foundations of Education. Authored by: SUNY Oneonta Education Department. License: CC BY: Attribution