The schoolhouse gate : public education, the Supreme Court, and the battle for the American mind
"A constitutional law scholar presents a cautionary assessment of public schools to reveal how Supreme Court rulings in recent decades are undermining the constitutional rights of students"--
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|Location||Call Number /
|Cordelia A. Greene Library - Castile||344.73 DRI (Text)
- ISBN: 9781101871652
- ISBN: 1101871652
- Physical Description: viii, 564 pages : maps ; 25 cm
- Edition: First Edition.
- Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, 
Maps on endpapers.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (pages -535) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Introduction -- Early encounters with race, culture, religion, and patriotism -- Freedom of expression from black armbands to BONG HiTS 4 JESUS -- Suspensions, corporal punishment, and intolerable "zero tolerance" policies -- Policing student investigations : searching students' bodies, suspicionless drug testing, and miranda warnings -- Equal protection I : racial segregation and the enduring battle over Brown v. Board of Education -- Equal protection II : funding disparities, sex separations, and unauthorized immigration -- The quiet détente over religion and education -- Conclusion.
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