Skip to comments.Creating the Ultimate Magnet School. Plyler v. Doe: The Root of All Evil.
Posted on 05/13/2005 6:48:17 PM PDT by WJHII
Creating the Ultimate Magnet School. Plyler v. Doe: The Root of All Evil. By N. Beaujon If there was ever a single event that has contributed to the explosion of illegal immigration in our country it was the 1982 Supreme court decision that made it mandatory for every state in the union to educate every single child of criminally illegal immigrants no matter the cost, conditions of their entry, justification or the resources necessary to accomplish this indignation by judicial fiat. In September 1977 a class action suit was filed on behalf of school-aged children of illegal Mexican immigrants who were residing in Smith County, Texas. See Plyler v. Doe, 457 U.S. 202, 206 (1982) The action complained of the exclusion of the plaintiff children from the public schools of the Tyler Independent School District. 457 U.S. at 206. Here's the upshot: The reason that these children were "excluded" is because they were in this country illegally. It was a no-brainer. The supposedly sovereign State of Texas was no longer going to foot the bill for these ultimate magnet" school; free public education for illegal aliens. So the Texas legislature, on behalf of the People of the state of Texas, passed a law saying just that. And the Supreme court reversed.(The remainder of this article can be read at http://www.nbeaujon.com/plyler.htm )
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I did not realize this was the reason behind the education of illegal alien's children.
It doesn't sound "constitutional" to me.
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