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ERIC Number: ED051574
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Apr
Pages: 20
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The Courts as Educational Policy Makers.
Maready, William F.
This report discusses the expanding role of Federal judges as educational policymakers. The report discusses court decisions related to interpretations by the Federal Courts of the U.S. Constitution. The report notes that court decisions have covered the following topics: dress codes, flying of the flag, freedom of speech, unwed mothers, underground newspapers, hair length, location of school buildings, and school bus transportation. The author notes increasing restraint on the part of the courts in influencing educational policy. (JF)
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Note: Speech presented at National School Boards Association Annual Convention (31st, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 3-6, 1971)