Aspen Publishing

Education Law: Equality, Fairness, and Reform, Third Edition

Derek W. Black


  • ISBN: 9781543810707

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    Written by Derek Black, one of the nation’s foremost experts in education law and policy, and Education Law Association’s 2015 Goldberg Award for Most Significant Publication in Education Law recipient, this third edition casebook develops Education Law through the themes of equality, fairness, and reform. The book focuses on the laws of equal educational opportunity for various disadvantaged student populations, recent reform movements designed to improve education, and the general constitutional rights that extend to all students.

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  • Additional Product Details
    Publication Date: 2/1/2021
    Copyright Year: 2021
    Pages: 1,128
    Connected eBook + Print Book: 9781543810707
    Connected eBook: 9781543849943
    eBook: 9781543823240
  • Author Information

    Derek Black

    Black is a Professor of Law at the University of South Carolina School of Law and the Ernest F. Hollings Chair in Constitutional Law. He is one of the nation’s foremost experts in education law and policy.

    He offers expert witness testimony in school funding, voucher, and federal policy litigation and his research is routinely cited in the federal courts, including before the U.S. Supreme Court. He is also a regular commentator and op-ed contributor in outlets like USA Today, New York Times, Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal, among others. He appears on radio and television, including National Public Radio stations and affiliates across the nation, PBS, cable television networks, and CSPAN.

    He began his career in teaching at Howard University School of Law, where he founded and directed the Education Rights Center. Prior to teaching, he litigated education cases at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.

    His new book, Schoolhouse Burning: Public Education and the Assault on American Democracy, warns that current education trends represent a retreat from our nation’s foundational commitments to democracy and public educ

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