Tag Archives: Rights

Guide to Rights Clearance & Permissions in Scholarly, Educational, and Trade Publishing

Avoid Costly Rights Clearance and Permissions Mistakes Learn what you need to know to avoid and manage copyright infringement claims that arise from the publication of your book, article, or media project. In this book, intellectual property attorney Stephen E. Gillen covers the unique rights clearance and permission issues related to writing scholarly works: Attributing […]

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Civil Rights, Education Groups to Congress: Correct DeVos' Approval of Unlawful ESSA Plans

WASHINGTON—The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 16 civil rights and education groups urged key members of Congress to fulfill their oversight responsibility of the Department of Education’s implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The groups ask the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) and the U.S. […]

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Civil Rights and Education Groups to State Education Chiefs: Submit ESSA Plans That Provide All …

WASHINGTON—Earlier this week, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition charged by its diverse membership of more than 200 national organizations to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the U.S., along with 22 civil rights and education groups, sent a letter to 34 state education chiefs, urging them to […]

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US Supreme Court to decide on education rights for millions of children with disabilities

The Supreme Court will take up a potentially momentous education case on Wednesday and try to clarify the rights of the nation’s 6.7 million schoolchildren with disabilities. Long-standing federal law says these children have a right to a “free appropriate public education,” but schools, courts and parents have been divided over what this means in […]

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Civil Rights Data Collection: Inside the Information

The U.S. Education Department this morning releases its new Civil Rights Data Collection, the most comprehensive information to date on educational opportunity and equity in every public school and district in the country.  Here’s what you need to know: What Is the Civil Rights Data Collection? Every two years since 1968, the Education Department has […]

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Wheels in the Head: Educational Philosophies of Authority, Freedom, and Culture from Confucianism to Human Rights (Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education)

In this popular text Joel Spring provocatively analyzes the ideas of traditional and non-traditional philosophies from Confucianism to human rights regarding the contribution of education to the creation of a democratic society.  The goal is to explore how governments use education to control and manage their populations, and to examine forms of education that claim […]

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