ERIC Number: EJ485885
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Are Mandatory School Attendance Laws Inherently Unjust?
Boss, Judith A.; Wurtz, Katherine D.
Educational Forum, v58 n3 p264-75 Spr 1994
Mandatory attendance laws have been justified on the basis of their necessity for effective citizen participation in a democracy and protection of children from permanent and substantial harm. Critics argue that mandatory schooling should be replaced with mandatory education laws. (SK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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