I see this daily in my own classrooms.
“Americas educational institutions are failing to provide the next generation with venues where the free and open exchange of ideas can flourish...
There’s lots of venues to exchange ideas and learn enough to form new idea.
I didn’t come to my decision on “climate change” based on FR folks saying man made climate change is a lie.
I read A LOT on both sides and came to the conclusion that there were too many inconsistencies and outright lies on the believers’ part.
And also conservative parents need to take an active role in helping shape their children’s’ minds.
THAT being said, the educational system has become a left wing cesspool in too many places.
The great wall of silence?
Of couse that group is confused about the economy.
Look at AOC. She went to college, she was taught there all she knows about the economy and capitalism.
Why is there even discussion of anything political in any class except Social Studies?
I was in school during watergate and Carter. It was never brought up as part of the discussion outside of journalism class.
50 years ago this open debate consisted of my American History teacher, me and a now liberal journalist girl having a conversation while the rest of the class listened or dozed off.