Need for Equality of Educational Opportunity
Equality of Educational Opportunity means those equal opportunities in which all human beings get equal chances of development and there is no social discrimination and social justice is achieved. It means that equality is characterized by equal opportunity. Everyone gets equal chance/opportunity for education. Equality for educational opportunity does not mean same education for all but it is meant for all round development i.e. physical, intellectual, emotional, linguistic, aesthetic, spiritual, moral, social and cultural. It means that state should be devoid of discrimination on grounds of caste, sex, religion, region, race, language, etc. Every state has a moral responsibility that without any discrimination every person should get equal opportunity of education. It is very essential for democratic society. The present paper throws light on the need for equality of educational opportunity.