Legal Ethics No Paradigm for Educational Administrators

Wagner, Paul A.
March 2012
Journal of Thought;Spring/Summer2012, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p21
Academic Journal
The article focuses on legal ethics in education. It cites reasons for singling out education and the law including one arguing that the relationship of the law and education became intimate because of the rise of civil litigation and the increase in disruptive legislation bringing authorities closer to micro-managing school districts. A history of the distinction between schooling and education is offered. Examples of situations when schooling legalisms distract from moral vision are given.


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