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Legislation & Court Cases in School Library Media - Chapter Summary
When you review this chapter, you'll study some of the notable legislation and court cases affecting school library media programs. Topics include the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Patriot Act and many more. Working through this chapter should enable you to:
- Understand how digital technology is used responsibly in schools
- Summarize the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
- Outline the pros and cons of the Patriot Act
- Detail the educational impact of Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District
- Identify the rulings of major court cases that have impacted school library media
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1. IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - History and Summary
It is important for all teachers to understand the 2004 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and how it impacts students with disabilities. This lesson discusses the six main principles of IDEA and how they are implemented in the classroom.
2. What Is the Patriot Act? - Definition, Summary, Pros & Cons
Learn about the U.S. Patriot Act in this lesson. Review a summary of the Patriot Act and the key components of the law. Examine the pros and cons of the act to gain a thorough understanding of the law.
3. Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District: Impact on Free Speech in Schools
How much control do schools have over what students say and do? This lesson examines the First Amendment limits in education, and the court case (Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District) that changed those limits.
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Other chapters within the GACE Media Specialist (601): Practice & Study Guide course
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- Overview of Literature for Children & Young Adults
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- Fundamentals of Instructional Design
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- Library Media Program & Service Administration
- Library Media Policies & Procedures
- Using Georgia's Library Resources
- Using & Validating Library Resources
- Technology Use in the Classroom
- Equal Access & Ethical Use of Library Information
- Advocating for Libraries & Media Centers
- Professional Development for Library Media Specialists
- GACE Media Specialist Flashcards