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Teaching Students to Write, or Agitprop?

On Minding the Campus today, Mary Grabar has a terrific piece about the latest in freshman-composition books. Whether students learn how to construct good paragraphs is evidently of secondary importance to browbeating students with lots of messages that support statism and its heroes, especially Barack Obama.

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.


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