Thomas Jefferson recognized the need for promoting adequate public education in Virginia's constitution in the late eighteenth century. Since 1867 education has been a significant part of Virginia's fundamental law, and, as such, the constitutional provisions relating to education have required much time and thought throughout their development. It is the purpose of this article not only to analyze the Education Article of the Virginia Constitution of 1971, but also to ascertain if these provisions provide the needed impetus for quality public education in Virginia.
Hullihen W. Moore,
In Aid of Public Education: An Analysis of the Education Article of the Virginia Constitution of 1971,
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