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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 ...