Character evaluations are absurd, offensive

October 4, 2005

Washington State University’s College of Education needs to rethink how it evaluates character in future teachers. Perhaps the best way to start would be to define character because we’re obviously on different pages.

A person’s character is not measured by whether or not they espouse opinions on political or social issues that you agree with. WSU’s College of Education needs to come to grips with that in a hurry, as the university works through the protests of Edward R. Swan...

Schools: Washington State University Cases: Washington State University: Use of Dispositions Theory to Enforce Ideological Orthodoxy