Top Laws That Students Must Know About

– Student Rights and Responsibilities: This includes understanding their rights to free speech, due process, and a safe learning environment.

– Academic Integrity: This covers plagiarism, cheating, and other forms of academic dishonesty.

– Cyberbullying and Online Safety: Students should be aware of laws related to cyberbullying and how to stay safe online.

– Privacy Laws: Students have certain privacy rights regarding their educational records.

– Anti-Discrimination Laws: Schools are prohibited from discrimination based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability.

– Copyright Law: Understanding  proper use of copyrighted materials is important for students doing research or creating projects.

– Contract Law: Students may encounter contracts when joining clubs or participating in certain activities.

– Traffic Laws: Understanding traffic laws, especially for students who drive or ride bicycles, is important for safety.