Justice in Schools works to promote educational ethics through...

Calling attention to dilemmas of educational ethics facing educators and policy makers


Educational Ethics

Developing empirically-informed normative case studies to foster critical ethical reflection


Case Studies

Linking educators, researchers, and philosophers working on issues of educational ethics


Scholarly Community

Justice in Schools creates and distributes resources to help educators and policy makers develop their capacity to understandand and challenge dilemmas of educational ethics

  • Normative Case Studies

    Empirically-informed case studies center on real-world dilemmas of educational ethics confronting educators and policy makers. These cases allow for meaningful ethical reflection that encourages mutual understanding and a shared language for discussing ethical challenges. >>

  • Discussion Protocols

    Discussion protocols help structure conversations about ethical dilemmas. Additional resources tailored to particular case studies allow for a deeper dive into particular issues. >>

  • News about Educational Justice

    Connect with other educators and educational researchers working on challenges of educational ethics. Read about what's going on locally and nationally. >>

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Read this Month's "Ethical Educator" Column featuring Meira Levinson

February 5, 2018

Meira Levinson discusses the ethics of vaccinations in this month's "Ethical Educator" column.

"Scenario: A school district employee hears about several acquaintances who are refusing to vaccinate their school-age children, fearing supposedly harmful side effects. They mention getting faked doctors’ forms to enroll their children in their public schools. Does the district...

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"Ethical Educator"

December 30, 2017

Meira Levinson discusses partisanship in the classroom in this month's "Ethical Educator" column in AASA.

"Scenario: In the days after the 2016 presidential election, a high school teacher considered well-respected and highly effective feels desperate about the outcome. He sees increasing reports of students harassing others and making racial slurs....

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