If you thought colleges were indoctrination centers now

Wait until ACORN is publishing the textbooks

The Open College Textbook Act of 2010

HR 4575 – To authorize grants for the creation, update, or adaption of open textbooks, and for other purposes.

Section 4 – Part E

(a) Grants Authorized- From the amounts appropriated under subsection (i), the Secretary is authorized to award grants, on a competitive basis, to eligible entities to carry out the activities described in this section, including creating, updating, or adapting open textbooks. The Secretary shall award grants in a manner that will result in the creation of a comprehensive slate of high quality course materials for introductory courses in a variety of subject areas.

(b) Eligible Entity- In this section, the term ‘eligible entity’ means–

(1) an institution of higher education;

(2) a professor or group of professors at an institution of higher education; or

(3) a nonprofit or for-profit organization that produces open textbooks.

As a current college student, I can tell you that it is already difficult to find a text book that even mentions “climate change skeptics”.

This would make it impossible.

Found via Some Poor Schmuck

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One Response to If you thought colleges were indoctrination centers now

  1. DFWMTX says:

    We all know of the accuracy issues with open-source online encyclopedias like Wikipedia, so I’m sure the same can be said of “open” textbooks.

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