Not For Sale: An Equal Chance to Learn

Overlan, S. Francis
May 1972
New Republic;5/13/72, Vol. 166 Issue 20, p19
Focuses on disparities in the provision of school education in the U.S. Assessment of a decision of the California Supreme Court regarding financing of schools; Overview of expenditure by schools in the U.S.; Appraisal of regional differences in educational provisions; Publication of study by the U.S. Office of Education on the distribution of educational resources in public schools of the country; Argument pertaining to the regional differences in the cost of living; Efforts by California, Minnesota and Texas courts to minimize the regional differences by the equalization of educational dollars; Argument that the recent school financing decisions by courts in California, Minnesota and Texas will not produce equality of educational opportunity.


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