ERIC Number: EJ500295
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Equal Access to Education: The Ideal and the Issues.
Coombs, Jerrold R.
Journal of Curriculum Studies, v26 n3 p281-95 May-Jun 1994
Argues that a fundamental characteristic of a democratic, pluralistic society is social institutions fair and open to all citizens. Discusses criteria for applying the principle of equality in judging equality of access to education. (CFR)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Access to Education, Citizen Role, Citizenship Education, Cultural Pluralism, Democratic Values, Educational History, Educational Opportunities, Equal Protection, Justice, Outcomes of Education, Sex Bias, Sex Differences, Social Class, Social Structure, Socioeconomic Status
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Administrators; Practitioners
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