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Meira Levinson Discusses Workplace Wexual Harassment in this Month's 'School Administrator' Magazine

March 30, 2018

This month's "Ethical Educator" column asks how a superintendent should handle an allegation of sexual harrassment.

"Scenario: The superintendent is dealing with a sexual harassment allegation involving a principal and an office staff member — something the superintendent characterizes as “one person’s word against the other.” The school board’s attorney recommends allowing the alleged perpetrator to come back to work with a sternly worded letter of reprimand.... Read more about Meira Levinson Discusses Workplace Wexual Harassment in this Month's 'School Administrator' Magazine

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March 2, 2018

Meira Levinson discusses conflicts of interest and the ethics of basketball tryouts in this month's "Ethical Educator" column.

"Scenario: After varsity basketball tryouts, a parent complains her son didn’t make the team because he hadn’t participated in the assistant coach’s private off-season basketball club. The coaches contend they make selections based on...

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February 5, 2018

Meira Levinson discusses the ethics of vaccinations in this month's "Ethical Educator" column.

"Scenario: A school district employee hears about several acquaintances who are refusing to vaccinate their school-age children, fearing supposedly harmful side effects. They mention getting faked doctors’ forms to enroll their children in their public schools. Does the district...

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December 30, 2017

Meira Levinson discusses partisanship in the classroom in this month's "Ethical Educator" column in AASA.

"Scenario: In the days after the 2016 presidential election, a high school teacher considered well-respected and highly effective feels desperate about the outcome. He sees increasing reports of students harassing others and making racial slurs....

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December 4, 2017

Meira Levinson discusses the ethics of private donations in this month's "Ethical Educator" column in AASA.

"Scenario: The education foundation in a school district is raising funds to renovate art and technology classrooms badly in need of updating in several schools. A local businessman with known connections to organized crime offers the district’s education foundation a substantial gift. Should the district’s leadership recommend the foundation board turn down the donation?"

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August 1, 2017

Meira Levinson discusses the ethics of school personnel decisions in this month's "Ethical Educator" column in AASA.

Please take a look! Reprinted with permission from the August 2017 issue of School Administrator magazine, published by AASA, The School Superintendents Association.

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