The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education is out now with a new report. It’s their yearly analysis of speech codes.
There is no easy fix here. The President’s signature on a piece of paper won’t restore open inquiry on campuses.
The signers of the Dissent list have all risked their careers or reputations in signing. Such is the power of groupthink.
You may already know about academic freedom bills — such as those passed in Louisiana in 2008 and Tennessee in 2012.
While discussions of science standards are often couched in bureaucratic-sounding language, the impact of these policies can be profound.