Foundations and Assessment of Education/Edition 1/Foundations Table of Contents/Chapter 12/Additional Resources
Additional Resources for Ethics and Law
Ethics in Education A website dedicated to promoting a free exchange of ideas among secondary school educators.
An Education in Ethics Students often know the right things to do. How can schools help them to do it?
Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education and research
Brown v. Board of Education About The Case
Meeting the Equity Challenge in Public Charter Schools
“The Equity Center is one of 10 regional equity assistance centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education to provide equity training and technical assistance within the larger context of school improvement. The center serves public school personnel, school board members, students, parents, and other community members in Region X—the Northwest (Idaho, Oregon, and Washington), Alaska, and the Pacific, including American Samoa, Guam, Hawaii, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Republic of Palau.”
American Humane Protecting children and animals since 1877. This is a good site if you have questions about child abuse and neglect.
Child Molestation Prevention
“It is estimated that at least two out of every ten girls and one out of every ten boys are sexually abused by the end of their 13th year. To protect all children, we first need to learn the facts. Did you know that most children, who are sexually abused, are abused by a family member or close friend? Did you know that "stranger danger," by comparison, is quite rare?” This website defines the difference between child abuse and child neglect and gives helpful resources on what to do if you encounter either.
Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect: Signs and Symptoms
What should I, as a teacher, do if I suspect a student is being abused? Includes a short video explaining what a teacher can do.
Teacher’s rights and responsibilities
National Education Association