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Realizing educational rights : advancing school reform through courts and communities

Author: Anne Newman
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Realizing Educational Rights, Anne Newman examines two educational rights questions that arise at the intersection of political theory, educational policy, and law: What is the place of a right to education in a participatory democracy, and how can we realize this right in the United States? Tracking these questions across both philosophical and pragmatic terrain, she addresses urgent moral and political  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Newman
ISBN: 9780226071749 022607174X 022607188X 9780226071886
OCLC Number: 833574173
Description: viii, 158 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Educational rights in theory. Education policy making in the shadow of an enduring democratic dilemma ; The shape of a right to education ; Historical attempts to advance a right to education --
Educational rights in practice. The Rose case: a case study in legal advocacy ; Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth: a case study in community organizing ; Conclusion: collaborating to realize rights.
Responsibility: Anne Newman.

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Examines two educational rights questions that arise at the intersection of political theory, educational policy, and law: What is the place of a right to education in a participatory democracy, and  Read more...

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"Realizing Educational Rights is an important book. It breaks new ground in the manner in which it weds theory and practice. Anne Newman lucidly puts into perspective the major writings on rights, Read more...

 
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