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Academic Freedom Challenged at S.C. Universities
The State Newspaper’s Andy Shain points out in a recent article that several S.C. colleges and universities may lose funding in the House of Representatives budget over certain gay-themed books being assigned to freshman.
In Shain’s article for The State he reports, “Now, as the debate over academic freedom versus political reality moves to the state Senate, worries are spreading that S.C. schools could face more penalties in the future.”
There is also debate over the teachings of the Declaration of Independence.
The Washington Post states these “cuts are certain to spark debate over whether legislators should be meddling in academic affairs.”