The Legacy and Lasting National Impact of Abbott

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Presenters: David Sciarra, Esq., Executive Director, Education Law Center; Derek Black, Esq., Professor of Law, South Carolina School of Law and author, Schoolhouse Buring: Public Education and the Assault on Democracy

In this episode, Education Law Center Executive Director David Sciarra interviews Derek Black, Esq., Professor of Law at South Carolina School of Law. Professor Black is the author of a leading education law casebook, Education Law: Equality, Fairness, and Reform, and the book Schoolhouse Burning: Public Education and the Assault on Democracy. His areas of expertise include education law and policy, constitutional law, and civil rights. Professor Black discusses the legacy and lasting national impact of the Abbott v. Burke litigation, and contrasts the approach taken in New Jersey with that of other states seeking to address issues of equity in education.