No Undocumented Child Left Behind Plyler V. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

ISBN-10: 0814762441
ISBN-13: 9780814762448
Authors: Michael A. Olivas
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The 1982 U. S. Supreme Court case of Plyler v. Doe, which made it possible for undocumented children to enroll in Texas public schools, was a watershed moment for immigrant rights in the United States. The Court struck down both a state statute denying funding for education to undocumented children and a municipal school district's attempt to charge an annual $1,000 tuition fee for each undocumented student to compensate for the lost state funding. Yet while this case has not returned to the Supreme Court, it is frequently contested at the state and local level. InNo Undocumented Child Left Behind, Michael A. Olivas tells a fascinating history of the landmark case, examining how, 30 years…    

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: New York University Press Number of pages: 206 Dimensions: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 0.902 lbs. Language: English