Who Owns Students' Works?

Russell, Carrie
December 2009
School Library Journal;Dec2009, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p22
Trade Publication
This article answers various questions pertaining to copyright law and student works and classroom use of copyrighted materials. Unless a school has a separate agreement with each student, an appropriate use policy that states that student works produced with school equipment is property of the school is a violation of the copyright law. Teachers who scan copyrighted materials and post them online should use a password so that only appropriate students can access the scanned documents.


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