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    University of Minnesota Under Fire for Task Force's Discrimination-Based Teacher Educ

    University of Minnesota Under Fire for Task Force's Discrimination-Based Teacher Education Plan - Local News | News Articles | National News | US News - FOXNews.com

    It sounds to me as if the University of Minnesota wants to ensure that new teachers conform to their leftwing ideological standard. These teachers will then enter the schools and help mold young minds to conform with their vision of society. Those who do not pass this ideological litmus test will not be deemed suitable to teach.

    The article is well written and informative, with details worth reading in full.

    A branch of the University of Minnesota may require all education students at the school to understand and accept that they are either privileged or oppressed and that they be well-versed in issues like "white privilege," "institutional racism” and the "myth of meritocracy in the United States."

    Critics are condemning the Race, Culture, Class and Gender Task Group at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, which proposes making race, class and gender issues the "overarching framework" of all teaching courses.

    The task group, formed as part of the Teacher Education Redesign Initiative at the state university, aims to change how future teachers are trained, based on the assertion that the teachers' lack of "cultural competence" contributes to minority students' poor grades.
    Click here to dowload the Race, Culture, Class and Gender Task Group's final report.

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    Re: University of Minnesota Under Fire for Task Force's Discrimination-Based Teacher

    Wow. This would not come as a surprise to me at primary school levels, but it does at the university level. Aren't college level profs usually fairly liberal already? Statistically speaking?

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