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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, …