A New Jersey high school student recently started a controversy over a conservative-leaning government textbook. Should elementary and secondary schools be making more of an effort at ideological diversity, or should they be striving for material that is as non-ideological as possible?
The Ben Stein documentary Expelled posits a conspiracy to keep intelligent design out of the classroom. Even if that case is exaggerated, is there an argument for considering some alternative theories that seem far-fetched?
Students complain about indoctrination by professors. Professors complain about vendettas, surreptitious taping and smear campaigns from students and ideologues. Who is right? All week, Michael Shermer and Greg Lukianoff debate academic freedom.