Mark Naison: We have now had six years of strong support for Charters from the Obama Administration, backed up by Race to the Top money. It is time to ask some hard questions.
Steve Hochstadt: So why does the right wing hate institutions of higher education? One reason is that many courses deal with subjects that make extreme conservatives uncomfortable. Biologists teach evolution, not creationism. Scientists believe that global warming is caused by human action. Men and women are treated equally in the content of our courses.