A few thoughts on the “liberal echo chamber”:
- Public education is being destroyed by right wing partisan politics. Texas’ school board is incredibly powerful; they influence textbook publishing decisions for a large swath of the country. And here they are, rewriting history.
Texas Makes Changes to History Textbooks: No Mention of KKK or Jim Crow, and the Civil War Was…
A change is coming to public school education in Texas, a change that was voted for in 2010 and will take effect when…
Slaves were called “workers” in 140,000 books bought by Texas. It was called a mistake by McGraw-Hill, but it was part of the Texas School Board’s attempts to rewrite history.
Company Apologizes for Texas Textbook Calling Slaves 'Workers': 'We Made a Mistake'
Texas's latest textbook controversy involves a high school edition of publishing giant McGraw-Hill's new World…
Conservatives also pressured the College Board to change the curriculum of the AP U.S. History classes that give high school kids college credit:
College Board Caves To Conservative Pressure, Changes AP U.S. History Curriculum
After backlash from conservatives that AP guidelines released last year by the College Board were unpatriotic, the new…
2. Some public schools, home schoolers and religious schools teach creationism:
A Map Showing Which U.S. Public Schools Teach Creationism to Kids
This map charts out all the schools receiving public funding that teach creationism - whether they're public schools or…
3. There are Christian colleges that offer the same kind of fantasy curriculum, with intelligent design presented as an “alternative theory” to evolution.
Colleges & Universities That Believe or Teach Biblical Creation
List of Christian colleges that are identified to uphold the scripture on creation.
4. People should look at what kinds of careers educated liberals and conservatives choose. What kinds of people have the desire to make less money through teaching, instead of pursuing a career in private enterprise? How many creationists or climate deniers would pursue graduate degrees in subjects they have already rejected because of their political or religious indoctrination?
Only Six Percent Of Scientists Are Republicans: Pew Poll
A new study by the Pew Research Center finds that the GOP is alienating scientists to a startling degree. Only six…
“Normal” Colleges are the last bastion of fact-based reality. If that means the exclusion of curriculum and teachers who believe in nonsense, is that really a liberal echo chamber?