ERIC Number: ED061903
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Apr
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Career Obsolescence and Social Security: Emerging Education Policy Issues in Law.
Sandow, Stuart A.
This document is the second in a series of studies designed to examine the legal aspects of various potential educational problems in our society. This particular study deals with the case of a highly trained aerospace technician who sues the social security trust for loan benefits, arguing that he is economically disabled and has been retired by society. All the plaintiff wants is an opportunity to retrain himself through education with funds that he believes rightfully belongs to him. Seventy percent of the attorneys surveyed are of the opinion that the case will come to court and succeed within 3 years; 70% see the emergence of the concept of life-long education as a right as the primary implication for the future; 80% estimate between 1 and 5 million people would need similar service by 1980; 75% estimate the cost of such a service to be in excess of $150 million a year; and 85% see the effects of this case, if successful, as beneficial to society. (HS)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Court Litigation, Educational Finance, Federal Government, Financial Support, Higher Education, Lawyers, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, Professional Continuing Education
Educational Policy Research Center, Syracuse University Research Corp., 1206 Harrison Street, Syracuse, N.Y. 13210 ($1.25)
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Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ. Research Corp., NY. Educational Policy Research Center.
Note: number two of a series