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Identify a current case about an ethical issue related to adult education or to corporate training. Summarize the issue, its outcome, and its implications in a paper. Make recommendations of best practices that can be derived from the outcome of the case.

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Ethical Case Study

1974 marked an important change in our educational system. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), also known as the Buckley Amendment, was passed. (Jody Feder, 2005) FERPA allows parents to have the right to access their child's educational records and limiting the records to any other parties outside of the educational facility. The Act of 1974, was brought about so parents could monitor the child's information the school used "to make decisions concerning their children." (Jody Feder, 2005) FERPA embodies a beneficial concept of parental involvement. The parents are guarnteed under the protection of FERPA to have access to their child's records until the age of 18, at which time the student must give permission to their parents to have access to their educational records. (Jody Feder, 2005)

Parental involvement in their children's education is the key to our countries success. It is said time and again how the parents are the first and foremost influential educator in their child's life. There are numerous program's developed by educational facilities to help parents continue their child's education at home. (Transaction Publishers, 2002) The consistency from the classroom to the home will help increase the the economy in the future as educated citizens provide a more thriving economy. Billions of dollars in financial aid are set aside each year for students by the government for this very reason. FERPA will help assist their children ...

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Need help with a 3- to 4-page paper in which you research a current educational ethical issue where your personal beliefs and values may conflict with legal and societal expectations. The current issue should involve widely accepted moral and ethical values that come in conflict with legal requirements and societal thought.

Address the following points in your case:
•Summarize the situation, present the legal stance, and assert what you believe the societal stance to be. Outline the expected consequences and benefits based on the accepted value systems.
•As an educational leader, if this issue arose in your institution, what course of action would you take? Would that course of action be based on your personal values or ethical decision making? How would you sell your ideas to other leaders, parents, students, and the community? If your ideas were not accepted, what would your fallback position be, if you had one? (This institution should be from the United States)
•If your institution is a global organization, how would this change the nature of the issue and the course of action that would be taken as a leader?

Please provide online references as well.

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