Harvard Educational Review
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    Church and State

    Separation or Accommodation?

    Martha M. McCarthy
    Martha McCarthy analyzes litigation pertaining to state involvement in sectarian education and religious influences in public education. She maintains that there is some indication that the judiciary is becoming more lenient in allowing state aid to parochial schools and religious accomodations in public schools. Since legislative bodies, responding to the mounting political influence of religious groups, are enacting laws that strain the wall of separation between church and state, she concludes that First Amendment religious guarantees may be in jeopardy.

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    Fall 1981 Issue

    Abstracts

    Sophie and Emile
    A Case Study of Sex Bias in the History of Educational Thought
    Jane Roland Martin
    Church and State
    Separation or Accommodation?
    Martha M. McCarthy
    The Bounded Politics of School Desegregation Litigation
    David L. Kirp
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