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Best Interests of the Student: Applying Ethical Constructs to Legal Cases in Education


reviewed by Vielka V. Holness — March 06, 2007

coverTitle: Best Interests of the Student: Applying Ethical Constructs to Legal Cases in Education
Author(s): Jacqueline A. Stefkovich
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Mahwah, NJ
ISBN: 0805851836 , Pages: 192, Year: 2006
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Best Interests of the Student: Applying Ethical Constructs to Legal Cases in Education is an exciting effort in bridging the gap that currently exists between how the education and legal communities address issues of ethics and the law in the context of educational environments. Too often these areas are addressed in isolation from one another. Few authors or scholars have tackled the synergetic impact of these issues on students and others within the education community. Jacqueline Stefkovich, a professor of Educational Leadership and head of Pennsylvania State University’s Education Policy Studies department, has not only recognized the need to think of these issues in tandem, but has provided a text which permits scholars and students of education, law, and ethics a valuable framework for extending their exploration of these issues in a holistic manner which allows the jurisprudential concept of the “best interests of the student” to be the focus... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: March 06, 2007
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13755, Date Accessed: 12/11/2017 4:22:31 AM

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  • Vielka Holness
    Columbia University
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    VIELKA V. HOLNESS is Director of Training and Associate Director for Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, Office of the Provost, Columbia University. She has worked in higher education administration for over ten years and has focused on academic and student affairs for eight years. Ms. Holness previously helped to direct the professional development programs at Pace University’s Law School, was affiliated with Cardozo Law School, and practiced in the area of employment law and litigation. She holds a J.D. from the University of Michigan, an M.P.A. from Columbia University, and a certificate in Higher Education Management from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Some of Ms. Holness' recent publications include: “Review: Career Advising: An Academic Advisor’s Guide,” ACPA Journal of College Student Development, March/April 2007 and “The Legal and Ethical Considerations of Asking Students if They Have a Disability,” NASPA Student Affairs Law and Policy Quarterly, Winter 2005 / 2006.
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