Education & Law: Education in the Era of Individual Rights


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by W.F. Foster, ed.
Production/Release Date: May 1994

Papers presented at the Fourth Annual CAPSLE Conference in Halifax, 1993.


A. Sexual Misconduct in Schools


  • Tom Ulrich
    Sexual Misconduct in Schools: The Impact on Education
  • Earle Tubrett
    How Teachers and Teacher Organizations Should Respond to Criminal Charges of Sexual Misconduct Involving Students
  • Warren K. Zimmer
    The Investigation of Allegations of Sexual Misconduct against School Board Employees: Steps to Follow, Factors to Consider
  • Catherine Stewart
    Sexual Misconduct and School Board Employees Public Relations Issues
  • Judith K. Simonsen-Cairns
    Students Rights to a Learning Environment Free of Sexual Harassment


B. The Disruptive Student


  • Donald J. Feron
    On Behalf of the Disruptive Student
  • Sonia W. Masciuch, Ph.D.
    The Disruptive Student: The School Psychologist’s Perspective
  • Jim Gunn
    Disruptive Students from a School District Perspective
  • Martha Mackinnon
    The Disruptive Student: School Board Perspective
  • Gordon Foster
    Preventive Law: A Proactive Approach to School Discipline
  • Michael Hines
    «Remember Us?» – The Rights of Non-Exceptional Students in the Special Education Process


C. Student Records and Evaluations


  • Leo P. Whelan
    Confidentiality of School Files
  • Eric M. Roher
    The Rights of Divorced or Separated Parents to Information Relating to Their Child’s Education
  • Rilda van Feggelen
    Student Evaluation: The Rights and Duties of Teachers, Principals, School Professionals and School Boards – The School Psychologist’s Comments
  • Jack Graham
    Student Evaluations and Placements: The Right and Liabilities of Teachers and Principals


D. Student Rights


  • J. Paul R. Howard
    Human Rights and School Students: An Outline of the Legal Perspective
  • Kathy Gregory
    Special Rights for Students: The Young Offenders Act


E. Special Education


  • J.A. Bancroft
    Charter Issues in Special Education
  • William J. Smith
    Equal Educational Opportunity for Students with Disabilities in Canada


F. Religious Education


  • Robert G. Keel & Marie Nickle
    Alternative Education: Is there a Right to It? The Canadian and U.S. Experience
  • Larry Taman
    Caring Neutrality in Religious Education


G. School Administration and Management


  • Brian A. Kelsey
    Money, Education, Equity and the Constitution
  • John Haysom
    School Closures: Rights of Students, Parents and School Boards – A Case Study from a Parents’ Perspective
  • Peter McLellan
    School Closures from the Perspective of the School Board
  • Sandra Everett
    School Board Members: The Right to Free Speech?
  • David H. Jenkins
    School Board Members: Right to Free Speech?
  • Annette M. Boucher & Elaine Molgat
    Le droit garanti à l’article 23 de la Charte vs. le maintien d’une éducation de qualité en français
  • Janis Jones-Darrell
    Racism, Human Rights and School Students


H. Staff Employment


  • W. Wayne Thistle & Marie I. Donovan
    The Requirement of Procedural Fairness in The Dismissal of Senior Educational Administrators
  • Wendy J. Devine
    Procedural Fairness in the Dismissal of Senior Educational Officials: the Effect of Knight v. Indian Head School Division No. 19
  • John Staple
    The Liability of Teachers for Off-Duty Conduct and the «Just Cause» Standard in Denominational Schools
  • John C. MacPherson
    The Rights of Individual Employees vis-à-vis their Unions: The Individual’s Perspective
  • Terry L. Roane
    The Union and the Rights of the Individual


I. Post-Secondary Education


  • Alan Andrews
    Academic Freedom in a Politically Correct Environment
  • Eric McKee
    Human Rights and University Students: Towards a University Policy on Racism and Sexism – The Dalhousie Experience
  • Noella Martin
    Human Rights and University Students
  • Paul Thomas
    Senate Academic Appeals and «Fairness»
  • William F. Foster
    Some Thoughts on Tenure and Periodic Post-Tenure Review



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