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The Racial Politics Of Elementary School Choice For Black Parents Living In Brooklyn, Ny, Shannon N. Allen 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Racial Politics Of Elementary School Choice For Black Parents Living In Brooklyn, Ny, Shannon N. Allen

All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Charter school proliferation has disproportionately affected Black urban neighborhoods and the debate about the relationship between racial educational equity and enhanced public school choice through charters has created dissension and discord in scholarship and across Black politics, educational organizing efforts, neighborhoods, and school communities. This study is an interpretive policy analysis of the effects of charter school policy on the elementary school choice preferences and experiences of twenty Black parents living in predominately low-income and racially segregated Black Brooklyn neighborhoods where charter schools are disproportionately concentrated. It was designed to identify disparities between the values and goals of school choice ...


Educational Fiscal Policy And Its Effects On How Our Children Learn: Comparing Minnesota And Illinois, Sally Anne Stenzel 2017 Minnesota State University, Mankato

Educational Fiscal Policy And Its Effects On How Our Children Learn: Comparing Minnesota And Illinois, Sally Anne Stenzel

Anne Stenzel

The study compares Illinois’ and Minnesota’s education fiscal policies. Illinois funds it’s education system mainly from the local level, whereas Minnesota funds it’s mainly from the state level. Thus, in Illinois, if there are discrepancies between household incomes in wealthier and poorer areas, the schools in wealthier areas would receive more money than those in poorer areas. Test scores are then compared. Illinois typically has lower scores than Minnesota. The conclusion is that Illinois’ policies are hindering their students’ learning, compared to Minnesota students, with some mixed results.


Do In-State Tuition Benefits Affect The Academic Performance Of Non-Citizens? Data From Texas Public Universities, Terry K. Shaw 2016 CUNY Hunter College

Do In-State Tuition Benefits Affect The Academic Performance Of Non-Citizens? Data From Texas Public Universities, Terry K. Shaw

School of Arts & Sciences Theses

This paper investigates whether receiving in-state tuition benefits effects the academic performance of non-citizen students attending Texas public state-universities. Using data from the Texas Higher Education Opportunity Project, it examines the effect of the HB-1403 policy on contributing factors affecting academic performance of non-citizen students.


Federal Aid For Children And Teachers In All Schools, T. Raber Taylor 2016 St. John's University School of Law

Federal Aid For Children And Teachers In All Schools, T. Raber Taylor

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


The Child Benefits System In Operation - Federal Style, Hugh L. Carey 2016 St. John's University School of Law

The Child Benefits System In Operation - Federal Style, Hugh L. Carey

The Catholic Lawyer

No abstract provided.


Education As A Vital Right, Clayton Kozinski 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Education As A Vital Right, Clayton Kozinski

Journal of Legislation

No abstract provided.


Exclusion From The Educational Process In The Public Schools: What Process Is Now Due, Larry Bartlett, James McCullagh 2016 Selected Works

Exclusion From The Educational Process In The Public Schools: What Process Is Now Due, Larry Bartlett, James Mccullagh

James McCullagh

No abstract provided.


Reinterpreting The Right To An Open Future: From Autonomy To Authenticity, Scott Altman 2016 BLR

Reinterpreting The Right To An Open Future: From Autonomy To Authenticity, Scott Altman

University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series

This paper reinterprets a child’s right to an open future as based on values other than autonomy. The paper identifies two goods that parents sometimes undermine when shaping their children’s values: authenticity and identification. It argues that these can be recognized as primary goods by both liberals and by fundamentalists. The paper then shows how we might re-conceptualize the right to an open future as protecting authenticity and identification rather than autonomy.

As a running example, the paper considers ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel who deny their sons secular education beyond an elementary school level. If their sons do ...


Campus Sexual Misconduct Due Process Protections, Christina Kirkpatrick 2016 Cedarville University

Campus Sexual Misconduct Due Process Protections, Christina Kirkpatrick

Channels: Where Disciplines Meet

This paper explores the present state of institutional discipline regarding sexual assaults on campus and the impact of the April 4, 2011 “Dear Colleague Letter” (DCL) issued by the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education on this problem. The paper then discusses the applicable Title IX standards and the procedural due process rights for the accused in campus sexual assault cases. The paper explores colleges’ responses to the DCL and means for redress for the accused under Title IX. The author argues that the DCL improperly incentivizes colleges to convict the accused, and suggests that cases of ...


Affirmative Confusion: A Proposed Paradigm Shift In Higher Education Disciplinary Proceedings, Kendal Poirier 2016 University of Massachusetts School of Law

Affirmative Confusion: A Proposed Paradigm Shift In Higher Education Disciplinary Proceedings, Kendal Poirier

University of Massachusetts Law Review

This Note examines the codification of affirmative consent statutes in New York and California as well as the language of Title IX of Education Amendments of 1972, with the ultimate goal of demonstrating that the two statutory constructions cannot co-exist without jeopardizing accused students’ due process rights. During the course of a college or university disciplinary proceeding in an affirmative consent jurisdiction, the potential exists for a burden shift onto the accused student to affirmatively prove consent was obtained. Such a shift directly conflicts with Title IX mandates for prompt and equitable treatment. This Note proposes that in order to ...


Decoupling Vaccine Laws, Dorit Rubenstein Reiss 2016 UC Hastings College of the Law

Decoupling Vaccine Laws, Dorit Rubenstein Reiss

Boston College Law Review

School immunization requirements are an effective way of increasing vaccine rates and reducing outbreaks, but they may have a dark underside. Although such mandates protect the general public, the availability of exemptions may be open to exploitation as a tool to try to undermine other avenues for protecting the vaccine-deprived children themselves. This essay argues that exemptions from school immunization requirements should not be understood to limit the protections available to children due to a decision to withhold vaccines. The existence of an exemption should, however, prevent criminal prosecution if a child dies from a preventable disease, because a parent ...


Taking Precautions When Shaping A Child's Values, Scott Altman 2016 BLR

Taking Precautions When Shaping A Child's Values, Scott Altman

University of Southern California Legal Studies Working Paper Series

Parents’ discretion to shape their children’s values is limited both by society’s interests in the people those children will become and by the children’s own interests. This article examines the limits imposed by children’s interests. It uses several examples, including ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel who send their son to a school that does not teach secular subjects beyond an elementary-school level. If the son remains religious, his education will have been suitable. But if he does not, he will be ill-prepared to thrive in a secular society.

This article compares the religious parents’ choice about secular ...


Black-White Differences In Schooling Investment And Human Capital Production In Segregated Schools, Peter F. Orazem 2016 Iowa State University

Black-White Differences In Schooling Investment And Human Capital Production In Segregated Schools, Peter F. Orazem

Peter Orazem

The lower level of school quality available for blacks relative to whites in the segregated era is frequently cited as a primary cause for the currently observed gap in black-white average wages. The inferior education pro­ vided to black children is argued to have caused lower levels of human capital produc­ tion in black schools than white schools. The gap in black-white wages can be traced to this gap in human capital. Similarly, the convergence in black-and-white average wages during the 1960's and 1970's may be explained by the steady convergence in black-and-white school quality and atten­ dance ...


The Cost Of Opportunity: Student Debt And Social Mobility, Daniela Kraiem 2016 American University Washington College of Law

The Cost Of Opportunity: Student Debt And Social Mobility, Daniela Kraiem

Daniela Kraiem

No abstract provided.


Maximizing Opportunity, Minimizing Risk: Aligning Law, Policy And Practice To Strengthen Work-Integrated Learning In Ontario, Joseph F. Turcotte, Leslie Nichols, Lisa Philipps 2016 Osgoode Hall Law School of York University

Maximizing Opportunity, Minimizing Risk: Aligning Law, Policy And Practice To Strengthen Work-Integrated Learning In Ontario, Joseph F. Turcotte, Leslie Nichols, Lisa Philipps

Lisa Philipps

A broad consensus is emerging in Ontario and at the federal level in favour of expanding postsecondary students’ access to experiential or “work-integrated learning” (WIL) opportunities. One of the challenges in implementing this vision is navigating the complex legal status of students as they leave campus and enter workplaces in a wide range of industries and roles. This study aims to support these efforts by mapping the current legal landscape for WIL to identify both risks and opportunities for students, post-secondary institutions (PSIs) and placement hosts alike (referred to collectively in this study as “WIL participants”). It makes recommendations to ...


Black-White Differences In Schooling Investment And Human Capital Production In Segregated Schools, Peter F. Orazem 2016 Iowa State University

Black-White Differences In Schooling Investment And Human Capital Production In Segregated Schools, Peter F. Orazem

Peter Orazem

The lower level of school quality available for blacks relative to whites in the segregated era is frequently cited as a primary cause for the currently observed gap in black-white average wages. The inferior education provided to black children is argued to have caused lower levels of human capital production in black schools than white schools The gap in black-white wages can be traced to this gap In human capital* Similarly, the convergence in black and white average wages during the 1960's and 1970's may be explained by the steady convergence in black and white school quality and ...


A Few Words Of Caution As The Supreme Court Considers Fry V. Napoleon Community Schools, Kevin Golembiewski 2016 United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

A Few Words Of Caution As The Supreme Court Considers Fry V. Napoleon Community Schools, Kevin Golembiewski

Washington and Lee Law Review Online

This term, the Supreme Court will consider Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools. Fry implicates a circuit split on the proper scope of the exhaustion requirement in 20 U.S.C. § 1415(l) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). That section requires parents of students with disabilities to exhaust state administrative remedies “before the filing of a civil action . . . seeking relief that is also available under” the IDEA. Two different approaches to this requirement have emerged among the courts of appeals: an “injury-centered” approach and a “relief-centered” approach. Under the injury-centered approach, exhaustion is required when a child’s ...


Catholic Schools, Urban Neighborhoods, And Education Reform, Margaret F. Brinig, Nicole Stelle Garnett 2016 Notre Dame Law School

Catholic Schools, Urban Neighborhoods, And Education Reform, Margaret F. Brinig, Nicole Stelle Garnett

Nicole Stelle Garnett

More than 1,600 Catholic elementary and secondary schools have closed or been consolidated during the last two decades. The Archdiocese of Chicago alone (the subject of our study) has closed 148 schools since 1984. Primarily because urban Catholic schools have a strong track record of educating disadvantaged children who do not, generally, fare well in public schools, these school closures have prompted concern in education policy circles. While we are inclined to agree that Catholic school closures contribute to a broader educational crisis, this paper shies away from debates about educational outcomes. Rather than focusing on the work done ...


"Profiting At My Expense": An Analysis Of The Commercialization Of Professors' Lecture Notes, Ashley T. Barnett 2016 University of Georgia School of Law

"Profiting At My Expense": An Analysis Of The Commercialization Of Professors' Lecture Notes, Ashley T. Barnett

Journal of Intellectual Property Law

No abstract provided.


The Middle Class, Urban Schools And Choice, Michael Lewyn 2016 Touro Law Center

The Middle Class, Urban Schools And Choice, Michael Lewyn

Michael E Lewyn

Urban schools tend to be less attractive to middle-class parents than suburban schools; as a result, the public school system generates suburban sprawl.  This talk discusses both egalitarian and market-oriented means of making cities more attractive to parents.


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