WATCH: Education Policy Debate: A Federal Right to Education?

Education policy debate: A federal right to education? | LIVE STREAM was produced by the American Enterprise Institute.

From American Enterprise Institute’s video description:

The AEI Education Policy Debate Series brings together experts of opposing views to debate some of the most contentious issues in education policy. This competition of ideas unfolds before a live audience, which then votes at the end of the debate to decide the winner.

In 1973, the Supreme Court ruled 5–4 that there is not a federal right to education. This landmark decision, San Antonio Independent School District v. Rodriguez, was controversial from the outset, and it remains so today. Questions continue to abound about the federal role in ensuring equal access to education and, absent a federal right, whether states can ensure equity.

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