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The Case for Educational Equality

Harry Brighouse

in School Choice and Social Justice

Published in print December 2002 | ISBN: 9780199257874
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598845 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199257876.003.0006
 The Case for Educational Equality

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The second potential argument against choice is grounded in the value of educational equality. This chapter establishes the case for the principle of educational equality, which nests in the general value of equality of opportunity. It develops the principle to show what it implies concerning what resources should be devoted to students with disabilities and what the implications are for inclusion, and contrasts it with conceptions of educational equality grounded in multiculturalism.

Keywords: disability; educational equality; equal opportunity; inclusion; multiculturalism

Chapter.  13035 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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