Examination of the Intersection of Equity and Public Majority: 100 Years of Legislation, An
Twenty-four states in the United States permit their citizens to create legislation through the direct democracy ballot initiative. However, no study has quantitatively tested this policy-making device as it relates to resource restriction within the educational policy arena. This study evaluates state citizen-initiated ballot measures related to education to determine whether these initiatives both designed and considered by voters have increased resources available to promote equity or whether citizens use the ballot initiative process to restrict resources to circumvent legislation designed ...
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