Legal Issues in Higher Ed

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LEGAL ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION : 

LEGAL ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION

FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHT TO PRIVACY ACT/FERPA/BUCKLEY AMENDMENT : 

FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHT TO PRIVACY ACT/FERPA/BUCKLEY AMENDMENT No federal funds to schools whose university officials disclose student educational record without the student’s prior written consent 20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99

Questions to think About : 

Questions to think About WHAT AND WHOSE RIGHTS ARE PROTECTED BY FERPA? WHAT QUALIFIES AS CONFIDENTIAL? WHEN CAN UNIVERSITIES DISCLOSE INFORMATION? WHEN DO THE RULES NOT APPLY?

BAIN & FILENE : 

BAIN & FILENE HOW DO THIS WEEK’S READINGS MESH WITH FERPA? DO YOU SEE ANY EVALUATIVE/GRADING TOOLS THAT WOULD NOT BE COVERED? WHAT ABOUT SRTEs?

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT & REHABILITATION ACT OF 1973 SEC. 504

ADA : 

ADA “Americans with Disabilities Act gives civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities . . . guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, State and local government services, and telecommunications.” EEOC

QUESTIONS TO THINK ABOUT : 

QUESTIONS TO THINK ABOUT WHO QUALIFIES AS DISABLED? WHAT MUST YOU PROVIDE FOR YOUR DISABLED STUDENTS? ARE ALL QUALIFIED STUDENTS ENTITLED?

Sexual Harassment : 

Sexual Harassment .

QUESTIONS TO THINK ABOUT : 

QUESTIONS TO THINK ABOUT WHAT IS/NOT SEXUAL HARASSMENT? HOW DOES A PLAINTIFF PROVE HIS/HER CASE? HOW CAN WE AVOID THE APPEARANCE OF IMPROPRIETY? (Filene, Chpt. 9)

The Job Search and Criminal Background : 

The Job Search and Criminal Background WHAT DO YOU THINK? WHAT KIND OF EFFECTS DO EXTENSIVE CRIMINAL, SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL BACKGROUND CHECKS HAVE ON ACADEMIA? WOULD YOU GIVE UP YOUR DNA ??

Please read this article and be prepared to share your thoughts. : 

Please read this article and be prepared to share your thoughts. DNA

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