Right to Education

Denying Education is Denying Survival: the Case of the Nasa People

Denying Education is Denying Survival: the Case of the Nasa People

Colombia has a modern constitutional system that recognizes and protects the ethnic and cultural diversity that characterizes the country. This protection is enhanced through integration into the constitution of human...
Denied Education is Denied Survival: The Case of The Nasa People

Denied Education is Denied Survival: The Case of The Nasa People

By Ethel Castellanos-Morales and Camilo Castillo-Sánchez – Colombia is a country with a modern constitutional system that allows it to recognize its different ethnic groups and protect the diversity that...
Education suspended, rights infringed

Education suspended, rights infringed

By Jadine Johnson – On Monday, March 25th, ninety-seven students at Leflore High School in Mobile, Alabama were suspended. These students were not suspended for drugs or weapons. They were...
Horizontal Application of the Right to Education in India

Horizontal Application of the Right to Education in India

A Full Bench of the Supreme Court of India delivered the long awaited judgment on the constitutionality of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009 (RTE...
Public Duties and Private Schools: the Indian Supreme Court’s Landmark Ruling

Public Duties and Private Schools: the Indian Supreme Court’s Landmark Ruling

Problems of affordability and access have perennially plagued the Indian educational system. State-run schools, while affordable, have suffered from a severe absence of quality in every respect; and private schools...
The Rise of South Africa’s Education Adequacy Movement

The Rise of South Africa’s Education Adequacy Movement

This week we feature news on recent education rights litigation in South Africa and India. In this piece, Chris McConnachie discusses the emergence of the education adequacy movement in South...
The Rise of South Africa's Education Adequacy Movement

The Rise of South Africa's Education Adequacy Movement

This week we feature news on recent education rights litigation in South Africa and India. In this piece, Chris McConnachie discusses the emergence of the education adequacy movement in South...

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