Importance Of Administrative Law

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Administrative Law in Education Administrative law refers to the branch of law which governs the creation and operation of government agencies at the federal, state, and local levels. These agencies are delegated power by Congress and act as agents to carry out the statutory law. In other words, it is the job of legislative bodies to come up with statutory laws and agencies to come up with specific regulations to carry out the law. It is with upmost importance government agencies must draft and execute their regulations without stepping outside the Constitution or statutory law.
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is an example of a government agency who is responsible for overseeing the laws and regulations of education in the state. In the state
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The TAC provides rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community (TAC § 247). Educators have a high level of public trust and must demonstrate integrity in the school setting and in the community. The Educators’ Code of Ethics is a set of laws at the professional level that must be upheld by all educators. The code of ethics includes ethical conduct towards colleagues, ethical conduct towards students, and common practices and performances. If an educator violates the code of ethics disciplinary actions may be taken. The State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) has been responsible for disciplining educators for misconduct since March 31, 1999. If an educator violates the code of ethics the disciplinary action that can be taken includes; suspension of their certificate, cancelation of their certificate, and other actions could be taken as well. It is with upmost importance educators understand the code of ethics and the consequences that can happen if the code is not followed (“Educator”,

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