ERIC Number: EJ640285
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Opportunities of Substance: Reconceptualizing Equality of Educational Opportunity.
Fritzbert, Gregory J.
Journal of Thought, v36 n1 p43-54 Spr 2001
Examines the philosophical underpinnings of substantive conception of equality of educational opportunity. Discusses the liberal, meritocratic, and prospect-regarding ideals of substantive equality of opportunity and discusses the implications for socio-structural reform. Notes the connection between educational opportunities and subsequent occupational opportunities. (SM)
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Liberalism
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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