Annual FIRE Survey Finds Improvement in College Free Speech Policies

December 14, 2016

By Dian Schaffhauser at Campus Technology

A new report out from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has issued red lights to 40 percent of institutions of higher education for their "severely restrictive" written policies on free speech. Still, that's an improvement over last year, when the count was 49 percent. The latest results reveal a continuation of the decline that has been occurring over the last nine years...