Ethical Conduct Towards Students

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Ethical Conduct Towards Students






The Educator Code of Conduct provides rules of conduct for Texas school district employees. Following is the Code of Conduct for Ethical Conduct Toward Students.


Standard 3.1. The educator shall not reveal confidential information concerning students unless disclosure serves lawful professional purposes or isrequired by law.



Standard 3.2. The educator shall not knowingly treat a student in a manner that adversely affects the student’s learning, physical health, mental health, or safety.



Standard 3.3. The educator shall not deliberately or knowingly misrepresent facts regarding a student.



Standard 3.4. The educator shall not exclude a student from participation in a program, deny benefits to a student, or grant an advantage to a student on the basis of race, color, sex, disability, national origin, religion, or family status.



Standard 3.5. The educator shall not engage in physical mistreatment of a student.


Standard 3.6. The educator shall not solicit or engage in sexual conduct or a romantic relationship with a student.



Standard 3.7. The educator shall not furnish alcohol or illegal/unauthorized drugs to any student or knowingly allow any student to consume alcohol or illegal/unauthorized drugs in the presence of the educator.


19 TAC 247.2