New Report: Education as a Human Right

Posted by on November 21, 2003


A new report from the Center for Economic and Social Rights and New York University Institute for Education and Social Policy argues that although the right to education is recognized internationally as a universal human right, “hundreds of thousands of New York City schoolchildren are routinely denied their right to an education by the poor quality of the schooling they receive.” The report demonstrates that the situation here contrasts strikingly with many countries across the world, including some that have far fewer resources such as the Philippines and Bangladesh.

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