Chapter 1: Determining adequacy: How courts are redefining state responsibility for educational finance, goals, and accountability. This essay compiles information from twenty-six states with educational adequacy court decisions. In these decisions, courts are asked to declare their state's finance system unconstitutional because it is inadequate to provide a basic quality education to all students. Although educational funding is the major component of the adequacy court decisions, this work also identifies educational goals and accountability as important elements of a state's duty to supply an adequate education to all students.ABSTRACT THREE ESSAYS ON EDUCATION LAW AND POLICY: STATE COURT DEFINITIONS OF EDUCATIONAL ADEQUACY; THE NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT UNFUNDED MANDATE DEBATE; AND CONCEPTIONS OF EQUALanbsp;...
|Title||:||Three Essays on Education Law and Policy: State Court Definitions of Educational Adequacy; The No Child Left Behind Act Unfunded Mandate Debate; and Conceptions of Equal Educational Opportunity for Students with Disabilities Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the No Child Left Behind Act|
|Author||:||Regina R. Umpstead|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|