ERIC Number: EJ549013
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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"The Right to Direct the Upbringing of a Child." Parent as Sovereign and the State as Educator: A Balance of Vital Interests.
DeMitchell, Todd A.
International Journal of Educational Reform, v6 n3 p368-76 Jul 1997
Conflicts between parents' wishes and school authorities' decisions have historically occurred in several areas, including compulsory education, special education, and curriculum. Reviews legal precedents for parental rights, explores current court cases involving parent/school authority conflicts, and critiques recent state legislation concerning expanded parental rights, mandatory community service, condom availability, and AIDS education. (19 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Evaluative
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