ERIC Number: EJ522766
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Public and Constitutional Support for Character Education.
Vessels, Gordon G.; Boyd, Stephen M.
NASSP Bulletin, v80 n579 p55-62 Apr 1996
Character education thrives on an informed understanding of constitutional principles and an inclusive commitment-building process. U.S. Supreme Court opinions that clarify public school students' free speech rights have established values education as a constitutionally acceptable practice. Challenges might lie in possible violations of the First Amendment's establishment and free exercise clauses. (31 references)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: First Amendment