Monday, January 29, 2007

School Choices: Questions About State Educational Policy in America--Part I

Education has been canonized as an essential part of life in the United States. Stipulations for education have been placed in the constitutions of every state.* Among Thomas Jefferson's three greatest achievements, as listed in his personally-approved epitaph, was founding the University of Virginia. However, education issues have become a hot political topic in recent years, with questions surrounding government's responsibilities and policies.

* "The Limits of Choice: School Choice Reform and State Constitutional Guarantees of Educational Quality," Harvard Law Review, June 1996, Vol. 109, Issue 8, page 2010.

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