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Psst, Republicans: College Students Can Think for Themselves

The platform adopted by the Republican Party last month included the following statement, in the section entitled “Improving Our Nation’s Classrooms”:

Ideological bias is deeply entrenched within the current university system. Whatever the solution in private institutions may be, in state institutions the trustees have a responsibility to the public to ensure that their enormous investment is not abused for political indoctrination. We call on state officials to ensure that our public colleges a…