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To help their clients and to further the goal of “challeng[ing] social injustice,” all social work practitioners must be aware of students’ rights. Though school law is largely regulated by states, there are some overarching federal laws and Constitutional provisions that provide rights to all students. This article includes a review of the major federal laws and cases that affect students’ rights.
Keywords: student, school social work, education policy, FERPA, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, First Amendment rights
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