Drawing from law, education policy, history, and political science, this book examines how the concept of equality in education law and policy has transformed from Brown v. Board of Education through the Stimulus, the major factors influencing this transformation, and the significant problems that school reforms accordingly continue to face.
About the Author
Benjamin M. Superfine is an Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC). Superfine received his JD and PhD in Education Foundations and Policy from the University of Michigan. Before joining UIC, Superfine practised law at Dow Lohnes PLLC in Washington, DC. His work has been published in leading educational and legal journals, including the American Educational Research Journal, the American Journal of Education, the Cardozo Law Review, Educational Policy, the Kentucky Law Journal, the Missouri Law Review, the Review of Educational Research, and Teachers College Record. Superfine was awarded the Steven S. Goldberg Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Education Law from the Education Law Association for his first book, The Courts and Standards-Based Education Reform. He was a States' Involvement in Federal Education Policy Fellow and is currently the Director of the UIC Research on Urban Education Policy Initiative.