PE and the Law. How did we get where we are today?. Not much case law in early 1900s In 1940s and 1950s began to deal with safety of facilities and equipment 1960s began Era of Growth and Change 1970s was “me decade” and people became more aware of rights 1980s decade of greed
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Average injury award is over $1.5 Million
How can we explain this?
Laws are like living organisms, they change and adapt over time
Kinds of law – what are there?
Students’ rights do not stop at the doors of the school
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
Bodily fluids – Drug Testing
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searchers and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath, or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
Education becomes right of state
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people.
(Note: The first Ten Amendments, popularly known as the Bill of Rights, were proposed by Congress, September 25, 1789, and were ratified by the last necessary State December 15, 1791)
Most basic responsibility of teachers is to properly supervise students. That means number one, being there. Number two, attending to your students and not for example, creating a practice plan for your team
5th Grade PE Basketball Unit
Duty to teach appropriate techniques, properly, and include safety rules. Always remember the mantra of “reasonable and prudent”
Match and Mismatch