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Leftist California Professors "Corrupt" Higher Education

Mel243 Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 3:45 PM
I don't think most of the general public are aware that government schools have become bastions of progressivism. The best (perhaps only) solution is to remove taxpayer support of them and let the free market sort out which schools should survive.

"I don't know any polite way of putting this -- but he's lying," said professor John Ellis, president of the National Association of Scholars' California division. Ellis was reacting to a critic's characterization of the NAS's damning report, "A Crisis of Competence: The Corrupting Effect of Political Activism in the University of California."

California taxpayers spend $2.8 billion to educate the more than 230,000 students at the 10 campuses that comprise the UC system. But the report says the UC system does not help students learn how to think, but rather teaches them what to think. And what they "learn"...