Almost 50 years ago, in Rodriguez v. San Antonio Independent School District, the Supreme Court ruled that there is no federal right to education. However, recent lawsuits in Michigan, Connecticut, and Mississippi suggest that the issue is far from settled.

In this episode of the Report Card, on the AEI Education Podcast, host Nat Malkus presents a debate that took place at the American Enterprise Institute on January 24, 2019. Kimberly Robinson, Derek Black, Earl Maltz, and Ilya Shapiro debated whether the Constitution contains clauses suggesting a federal right to education and whether equity can be achieved by leaving education up to the states.

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