Monday, February 07, 2005

One Day, Brian will Admit I'm Right about Something...

It's not often that I agree with Brian from the Cincinnati Blog, but this proposal by four Ohio Republicans goes just a tad too far, to put it mildly.
Four Republican Ohio senators have introduced an "academic bill of rights for higher education," claiming college minds are being indoctrinated by left-winged faculty.

The bill would require every state-supported college and university in Ohio to prohibit instructors and faculty members from introducing into the classroom controversial matter and coursework that has no relation to the class’s subject of study. It also calls for universities to hire, fire and promote faculty based on professors’ knowledge of their field and not on their political views.
Just goes to show neither side has a monopoly on stupid ideas.