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Constitutional Protection Of The Right To An Education, William F. Foster, Gayle Pinheiro Oct 1988

Constitutional Protection Of The Right To An Education, William F. Foster, Gayle Pinheiro

Dalhousie Law Journal

The education of its citizenry is often recognized as one of the most important public services provided by the state. The history of the rise and development of public education in the provinces of Canada reveals, above all, the influence of the Protestant and Roman Catholic churches. The educational philosophy, aims and broader objectives of the public education system reflected the moral and religious doctrines of the faith which had sponsored the founding of the institution. Yet there also existed a pervasive belief among the general populace in the power of education to support and nourish basic democratic values. Moreover, …


Academic Freedom And Academic Values In Sponsored Research, Rebecca S. Eisenberg Jan 1988

Academic Freedom And Academic Values In Sponsored Research, Rebecca S. Eisenberg

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In this Article I examine the traditional American conception of academic freedom and analyze its implications for universities formulating policies on the acceptance of sponsored research. I begin by reviewing the basic policy statements of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) on academic freedom to identify both the academic values implicit in those statements and the assumptions about institutional relationships and individual incentives underlying their prescriptions for advancing those values. I then evaluate the validity of those underlying assumptions in contemporary sponsored research and argue that academic freedom as traditionally conceived might no longer effectively advance academic values in …