Citrus College Will Sanction Instructor Accused of Giving Extra Credit for Letters Opposing War

March 10, 2003

By Lawrence Biemiller at The Chronicle of Higher Education

Citrus College will sanction a part-time instructor whose students said she offered them extra credit for writing and sending letters to President Bush that opposed going to war with Iraq.

Officials of the community college, which is located near Los Angeles, said that a dean met with students in the course on Thursday and that they "were clear in their understanding that they would only receive credit if they wrote 'protest' letters...

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