ERIC Number: EJ474346
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Judicial Intervention, the Balancing of Interests and Administrative Decision-Making: Using the "Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms" as a Vehicle for Parental Participation in Settling Disputes Regarding Programme.
Black-Branch, Jonathan L.
Canadian Journal of Special Education, v9 n1 p73-90 1993
This paper analyzes the Canadian case of "Elwood v. Halifax County Bedford School District" in the context of special education rights and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Implications suggest the willingness of the judiciary to intervene in educational decision making and the use of the charter to shape educational policy. (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Board of Education Policy, Civil Rights, Court Litigation, Decision Making, Disabilities, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Legal Problems, Legal Responsibility, Parent Participation, Parent Role, School Policy, School Responsibility, Special Education, Student Placement, Student Rights
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Canada
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms