Teaching Right

Conservative students are finally standing up to the liberal teaching establishment. Today AP came out with an article claiming biased professors are violating a student’s right to a classroom free from indoctrination.

A recent study by Santa Clara University researcher Daniel Klein estimated that among social science and humanities faculty members nationwide, Democrats outnumber Republicans by at least seven to one; in some fields it’s as high as 30 to one. And in the last election, the two employers whose workers contributed the most to Sen. John Kerry (news – web sites)’s presidential campaign were the University of California system and Harvard University.

49 percent reported at least some professors frequently commented on politics in class even if it was outside the subject matter.

Thirty-one percent said they felt there were some courses in which they needed to agree with a professor’s political or social views to get a good grade.

I’d say it’s about time for some new lesson plans.

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