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With Liberty And Education For All: Using Law To Depoliticize Public Policy In Education, Zach Simons, Brady Earley May 2018

With Liberty And Education For All: Using Law To Depoliticize Public Policy In Education, Zach Simons, Brady Earley

Brigham Young University Prelaw Review

In the United States, a correlation exists between receiving a poor education and living in poverty. Education funding is designed in such a way that it leaves poor communities disadvantaged with less funding and fewer educational opportunities for children. This unfortunate disparity means that inequality exists across the US in education opportunities. Education ought to be a constitutionally protected right in the United States. This paper explores the benefits of amending the constitution in order to ensure quality education as a right afforded to all children. Furthermore, this paper develops a proposal for an act to provide financial incentives to ...


Gendered Distances: A Methodological Inquiry Into Spatial Analysis As An Instrument For Assessing Gender Equality In Access To Secondary Schools In Mukono District, Uganda, Patrick Richard Wawro Mar 2010

Gendered Distances: A Methodological Inquiry Into Spatial Analysis As An Instrument For Assessing Gender Equality In Access To Secondary Schools In Mukono District, Uganda, Patrick Richard Wawro

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This study focused on how accessibility to secondary schools in the Mukono District of Uganda is related to the sex and gender of the student and the distance that separates the student's home from the school they attend. This research is methodological inquiry exploring the use of spatial analysis, specifically how cognitive and metric distances can be used as alternatives to gross enrollment rates (GER) and net enrollment rates (NER) for assessing gender equality in realized accessibility to secondary schools. Student home locations were collected for 756 secondary students, including 437 boarding students and 319 day students from 8 ...