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Answer the following discussion questions on the attached document

Discussion 1

Ms. W, a fourth-grade music teacher, emails parents using the school’s email, notifying them that she is available on weekends and after school to teach violin to students at a reasonable hourly rate. Several of her violin students have been struggling with their lessons. Ms. W feels that the extra time out of school will benefit the students.

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Answer each question at least 2-3 sentences.

· What possible issues/concerns might this scenario raise?

· How could this situation become a violation of the law, the “Code,” or other school/district policies?

· In this situation, what are some potentially negative consequences for the teacher, for the students, and for the school community?

· What responses/actions will result in a more positive outcome, and/or what proactive measures might be considered?

Discussion  2

Read this article (Links to an external site.)
 about safeguarding student data.

List your concerns about safeguarding student data, the laws currently in place, and the need for balance in policy and decision-making.

Lesson 3 Discussion 1 

Ms. D, a third-year 7th-grade math teacher, complains to her next-door neighbor about a difficult student in her class, identifying the child by name and providing specific details about the student’s academic record.  Ms. D says that the neighbor doesn’t know the student personally, so there should be no problem discussing the student and the situation.

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Answer each question at least 2-3 sentences.

· What possible issues/concerns might this scenario raise?

· How could this situation become a violation of the law, the “Code” or other school /district policies?

· In this situation, what are some potentially negative consequences for the teacher, for the students and the school community?

· What responses/actions will result in a more positive outcome and/or what proactive measures might be considered?