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Author Olivas, Michael A.
Title No undocumented child left behind [electronic resource] : Plyler v. Doe and the education of undocumented schoolchildren / Michael A. Olivas.
Published New York : New York University Press, c2012
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 Electronic Book  KF4217.I46 O45 2012eb    ONLINE
  
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 193 p.)
Series Citizenship and migration in the Americas.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Why Plyler matters -- The story of Plyler v. Doe : the education of undocumented children, and the polity -- The implementation of Plyler v. Doe -- The political economy of the DREAM Act and the legislative process : Doe goes to college -- Conclusion : the discourse and the danger (or, why Plyler should have been decided on preemption grounds).
Summary 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. In No Undocumented Child Left Be
Note Description based on online resource; title from home title page ( New York University Press, viewed on May 22, 2012)
Local Note Title generously provided by Campus Quality Fee.
Subject Children of illegal aliens -- Education -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Related To Print version: Olivas, Michael A. No undocumented child left behind. New York : New York University Press, c2012 9780814762448 (DLC) 2011028194 (OCoLC)724667404
ISBN 081476245X (electronic bk.)
9780814762455 (electronic bk.)
9780814762448 (cl : alk. paper)
0814762441 (cl : alk. paper)
9780814762677 (ebook)
0814762670 (ebook)
OCLC number 772593022