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A Congressional Right to Education: Promises, Pitfalls, and Politics

Kimberly Jenkins Robinson

in A Federal Right to Education: Fundamental Questions for Our Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479893287
eISBN:
9781479872770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893287.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In this chapter, Kimberly Jenkins Robinson identifies the challenges and benefits of Congress adopting a federal right to education. She notes that the current backlash against the federal role in ... More


The Constitution of Opportunity: Democratic Equality, Economic Inequality, and the Right to Compete

Rachel F. Moran

in A Federal Right to Education: Fundamental Questions for Our Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479893287
eISBN:
9781479872770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893287.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In this chapter, Rachel F. Moran explains that equal educational opportunity is essential to prepare students for civic duties, but significant inequalities inevitably result from sorting students ... More


From the classroom to the courtroom: litigating education rights in South Africa

Jason Brickhill and Yana van Leeve

in Human Rights and Equality in Education: Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447337638
eISBN:
9781447337676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337638.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on two streams of education litigation concerning public schools in South Africa: first, cases concerning contestation over the power to formulate policy for schools in the ... More


A Conceptual Framework for Preparing Students for Civic Participation

Michael A. Rebell

in Flunking Democracy: Schools, Courts, and Civic Participation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226549781
eISBN:
9780226549958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226549958.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter Four explores the political theory and educational policy literature relevant to civic preparation. It draws on this literature to develop a conceptual framework that emphasizes the need to ... More


Building a “New Social Order”: Teachers, Teacher Unions, and Equity in the Great Depression

in Uncivil Rights: Teachers, Unions, and Race in the Battle for School Equity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226660714
eISBN:
9780226660738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660738.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter describes the start of the black civil rights movement for equal education in Harlem, which had a significant impact on teacher unionism. It is observed that in the 1930s both the ... More


Catharine Sawbridge Macaulay Graham (1731–1791)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0043
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Catharine Sawbridge Macaulay Graham was an English historian known for her intellectual work and political republicanism as well as her advocacy of equal education. Between 1763 and 1783, Macaulay ... More


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