Constitutional Law Mandates Procedures For Education

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Constitutional law mandates procedures for education that can be found in the United States Constitution and the Texas Constitution of 1876. Constitutional law deals with the fundamental principles by which the governments exercise its authority; therefore, making it necessary to amend the constitution as the country’s beliefs and values change. Both the U.S. Constitution and Texas Constitution, demonstrate a parallelism between civil liberties that guarantees personal freedoms that the government cannot deprive from its citizens without due process.
According to Walsh, Maniotis, & Kemerer (2014), the Tenth Amendment of the U. S. Constitution “declares that all powers not delegated to the federal government are reserved to the states” (p. 1). Consistent with the Tenth Amendment, the Texas Constitution, Section I of Article VII, grantees provisions “for the support and maintenance of an efficient system of free public schools” (Walsh et al., 2014).
United States Constitution
The United States Constitution upholds the Federal civil rights laws, privileges, and protections of its citizens. These laws extend to all state education agencies; therefore, supporting education through the allocation of funds and research. The First and Fourteenth Amendments address the fundamental principles of equality, citizenship, and civil rights, thus featuring most of the Supreme Court decisions that have impacted education directly (Debray-Pelt, E. & McGuinn, P. 2009).
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