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Moral and Normative Aspects of School Choice Conference

Conference on the Moral and Normative Aspects of School Choice

Date: March 9-10, 2001
Location: Fulton 511

With support from the Smith Richardson Foundation, the Boisi Center held a major national conference on the normative and philosophical issues inherent in America's debates over school choice. Abstracts of all the papers are available on-line below; publications of all papers are available in School Choice: The Moral Debate from Princeton University Press, 2003. The Boston College Magazine has an online story detailing the conference's participants and discussions entitled "Uncommon Ground."

Panels and Panelists:

Friday, March 9th, 2001

School Choice and Equality
Conference Abstracts
Presenters:
Glenn Loury, Boston University
Stephen Macedo, Princeton University
Joseph Viteritti, New York University
Discussant: Paul Weithman, University of Notre Dame

School Choice and Pluralism
Conference Abstracts
Presenters:
Amy Gutmann, Princeton University
Meira Levinson, Boston Public Schools, and Sanford Levinson, University of Texas School of Law
Nancy Rosenblum, Harvard University
Discussant: David Hollenbach, S.J., Boston College

Saturday, March 10th, 2001

School Choice and the Ecology of Institutions
Conference Abstracts
Presenters:
Charles Glenn, Boston University
Richard Mouw, Fuller Theological Seminary
Joseph O'Keefe, S.J., Boston College
Discussant: John McGreevy, University of Notre Dame

School Choice and Constitutional Law
Conference Abstracts
Presenters:
Martha Minow, Harvard Law School
Michael Perry, Wake Forest School of Law
Rosemary Salomone, St. John's University School of Law
Discussant: John Garvey, Boston College Law School




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