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The (Education) Empire Strikes Back


In a story in a local paper about the release of the Pope Center’s paper criticizing the way composition courses are now taught (or should one say “conducted”?), the director of the writing program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers this reasoned assessment: The Pope Center paper is just an effort to “whip up politically biased hysteria aimed at teachers and education.”

Exactly. Every criticism of the education establishment must stem from anti-educational motives.


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