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Scope on Safety: Administrators say the darndest things!

Science Scope—April/May 2010

Science teachers are licensed professionals and therefore are held to a higher standard by the court when it comes to “duty of care” of students and fellow employees. Remember, most courts today rely on the teacher to determine if a lab is safe—not the principal. In this month’s column, the author reminds teachers that they are the first and last lines of defense of classroom safety, and they should be prepared to deal with even the darndest of requests.
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