Wednesday, March 29, 2017

It's hard

College campus free-speech zones face new scrutiny, lawsuit
(OC Reg)
On some college campuses, students and outsiders are allowed to protest and distribute flyers only in free-speech zones. Supporters say it’s a way to protect against disruptions to school operations, but opponents call it censorship….
Fired Because He Wouldn't Dumb Down a Course?
(Inside Higher Ed)
AAUP report concludes that a professor at Community College of Aurora was likely fired for refusing to compromise on rigor in his courses as part of a "student success" initiative….

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Me thinks that's where the student success initiatives are leading.

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