Katherine Rose
Tuesday, 12 January, 2016
In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a public school funding system based primarily on local property tax revenues does not violate the Fourteenth Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause nor does it... Read more
Elin Martinez - @Martinez_Elin
Monday, 14 December, 2015
Have you ever heard children telling you they want their education to stop when they reach the end of primary school?I have interviewed hundreds of children in many countries and not a single one of... Read more
Michael Rebell - @EduEquity
Friday, 11 December, 2015
Lawsuits challenging state methods of funding public schools have been launched in 45 of the 50 states over the past 40 years, and in recent years they have been extraordinarily successful. Since... Read more
Basic Education For All - @BEFA_SA
Thursday, 3 December, 2015
On Tuesday 2 December 2015 a full bench of the Supreme Court of Appeal delivered a beautiful, globally significant judgment. In essence it said that the Department of Basic Education’s (DBE) failure... Read more
Kate Paterson - @BEFA_SA
Thursday, 19 November, 2015
On 24 November 2015 the Department of Basic Education (“DBE”) will argue before the Supreme Court of Appeal that delivery of textbooks to each learner in South Africa for each of their subjects... Read more
Faranaaz Veriava - @BEFA_SA
Thursday, 12 November, 2015
South Africa’s education system is widely accepted to be in crisis. An alarming number of its children are functionally illiterate and innumerate. Many schools lack equipment, infrastructure and even... Read more
Kevin Murray and Aja Watkins - @PHRGE
Monday, 2 November, 2015
The global trend toward the privatisation of public education over the past two decades is now widely recognised. While a confluence of many factors—including disinvestment in public education and... Read more
Erica Murphy and Meggan Le Quintrec - @RTEProject
Friday, 30 October, 2015
Confronting the growth of private actors in education does not only mean identifying problems but also reflecting on solutions that allow for private actors to play a positive role.The Right to... Read more
Erica Murphy and Meggan Le Quintrec - @RTEProject
Thursday, 29 October, 2015
From 15th to 21st October, civil society organisations from around the world convened in London for a series of workshops and public events to examine the impact of the growing involvement of private... Read more
Sam Underwood - @samunderwood25
Friday, 25 September, 2015
Making his Nobel Prize acceptance speech in 1982, Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez said:“It is not yet too late to undertake the creation of a minor utopia: a new and limitless utopia for life... Read more

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