COMPS Study Cards

  1. First Amendment
    First Amendment provides freedoms of religion in the Establishment and Free Exercise clauses ( separation of church and state) and freedom of speech rights.
  2. Fourth Amendment
    4th Amendment protects against unreasonable search and seizure.
  3. Fifth Amendment
    5th Amendment guarantees due process rights
  4. Eighth Amendment
    8th Amendment addresses cruel and unusual punishment
  5. Tenth Amendment
    10th Amendment grants state's rights, state controls matters not addressed in US Constitution
  6. Fourteenth Amendment
    14th Amendment provides equal protection for all citizens and due process
  7. Statute
    A statute is a law written by the legislative branch of government
  8. Equal Access Act (1984)
    It is unlawful for a public secondary school that receives federal funds and has created a limited open forum to deny recognition of student-initiated groups on the basis of religious, political or philosophical content on campus meetings.
  9. FERPA
    FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act: Student privacy rights regarding school records. Pupils cums are not public records. Only those persons with a legitimate educational interest have access without parental permission.
  10. NCLB (2001)
    No Child Left Behind- Elementary and Secondary. To ensure that all children have fair, equal and significant opportunity to obtain a high quality education and reach proficiency on state academic achievement standards.
  11. Title 7
    Title 7- of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: It is unlawful to discriminate in employment against any individual with respect to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
  12. Title 9
    Title 9: of the Educational Amendments: School districts that are recipients of federal financial assistance may not discriminate against students in respect to gender.
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