Quite a bit of rhetoric has been spilled lately over the habit of some teachers (and professors) of using their classrooms to share their political points of view. Cases in point include a geography teacher in Colorado, who used his class to promote Marxist economics and his theory that Bush is a new Hitler. The general response to this man is that teachers don't have a right to share only their own views.
While this is certainly true, I think that this misses the bigger point; that merely sharing political views isn't education at all, but rather indoctrination.
Which is, sad to say, one of the few things our government schools excel in doing. The teacher in Aurora has ably lived up to the mission assigned him by Dewey and the NEA.
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