Ángel J. Gómez Montoro.
The content of Article 27 of the Spanish Constitution reflects the plurality of competing ideologies that were proffered in the debates that ensued prior to its formulation. But beyond these political factors, its inclusion in the Constitution is inspired by a common interest to uphold the different goods and rights related to education. The State has the duty to provide for the education of its citizens. This, however, must be compatible with guaranteeing basic educational freedoms such as the right of parents to choose the kind of education they[...]