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The right to an education is widely assumed and asserted, but often without specificity as to its nature, limits, grounds, and implications. What is a right to an education and what kind of right is it? On what basis can a right to education be legitimately asserted? Who has a right to an education and against whom may it be legitimately asserted? What is the content of this right as regards the kind, quality, and extent of education that may be legitimately claimed? Can this content be specified in absolute terms or only in the context of what others in the same society or wider human community receive? Does the content of the right to an education vary from person to person in accordance with ...

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