Two discussions due today before 11:59 pm
Topic 3: Discussion Question 1
How did Brown v. Board of Education change public education? Has the promise of Brown v. Board of Education been realized? Support your position with reference to a current event. Remember to keep your post academic in nature and relevant to the question.
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
Read the Syllabus and Opinion of “Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954),” from Nexis Uni.
History of Brown v. Board of Education
Read “History of Brown v. Board of Education,” from the United States Courts website.
Topic 3: Discussion Question 2
In the assigned readings and videos, the Heritage Foundation and Peter Sagal seem at odds in their respective positions toward the 14th Amendment and the evolution of equal protection. How do you reconcile equality versus equity in public education today? You must support your position with examples from case law, the U.S. Constitution, or other readings.
Read “Equal Protection,” from the Heritage Guide to The Constitution website.