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Journal of Education and Social Justice

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Journal of Education and Social Justice

The Journal of Education and Social Justice is housed at Virginia University of Lynchburg. The purpose of the Journal is to create opportunities for issues to be addressed, for enrichment programs to be documented, and to improve the quality of social justice and education in this country. The publication provides educators, scholars, and professionals across academic disciplines an opportunity to disseminate their scholarly works. Articles published in the Journal of Education and Social Justice include reports of original, rigorously conducted research employing diverse methodologies, epistemologies and cross-disciplinary perspectives. The Journal also includes works that are comprehensive syntheses of research toward understanding education and social justice as well as analyses of trends and issues. The editorial board is committed to including only the highest level of research and professional ideas in this publication.

Publication Guidelines

The editors of Journal of Education and Social Justice invite submission of original manuscripts that contains essential information on education and social justice. All manuscripts must be carefully edited before submission.  Article submissions should not exceed 25 to 30 pages double-spaced 8.5” by 11” manuscript pages (roughly 6,500 to 7800 words), in 12-point font and with one-inch margins. The manuscript must be typed utilizing Microsoft Word.  Submissions should include one e-mailed copy. Authors should include a separate cover page with their names, titles, institutions, mailing address, daytime phone numbers(s), fax number(s), e-mail addresses, and a brief biographical sketch.  Every effort should be made to ensure that, except for the cover sheet, the manuscript contains no clues to the authors’ identity.  The manuscript must be accompanied by a cover letter containing the name, address, and phone number of a contact author, as well as a statement that the manuscript is not under consideration elsewhere. The editors request that all text pages be numbered. The page length includes the “Footnotes” section (for substantive additions to the text which should be included at the end of the paper) and the “References” section (where full citations amplify the abbreviated in-text references for books or periodicals, e.g., alphabetized by author’s name). References should include the most recent publications on your research topic.  For writing and editorial style, authors must follow guidelines in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA). The editors reserve the right to make minor changes for the sake of clarity. Manuscripts should be sent to Editor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Before the publication of any manuscript, authors are obliged to sign a copyright agreement with the Journal of Education and Social Justice in accordance with U.S. Copyright laws effective January 1978.  Under the agreement, authors agree willingly to transfer copyright to the Journal of Education and Social Justice which will, however, freely grant the author the right to reprint his or her article, if published in the author’s own works. 


Journal of Education and Social Justice disclaims responsibility for statements made by contributors in all articles, reviews, and miscellaneous items whether of fact or by opinion.  All articles contained in this journal are the sole responsibility of the author. The Journal, nor the host University assumes no liability for the content.


ISSN 2153-683X

Copyright 2016 by the Journal of Education and Social Justice. All rights reserved

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Journal of Education and Social Justice Spring 2021

Journal of Education and Social Justice Fall 2019

Journal of Education and Social Justice 2015 rev 6

Journal of Education and Social Justice 2011

Journal of Education and Social Justice 2013

Fall Journal Rev 5

Final Journal Spring