Pennsylvania Lawmakers Hold Hearings on Political Bias in College Classrooms

November 25, 2005

The Select Committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives met on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh to hear conflicting testimony from supporters and opponents of efforts to rid college classrooms of alleged political bias.

The House voted in July to establish the panel after some students complained that their professors had graded them unfairly because of their political views. The students also said the professors had used class time to talk about their own political opinions...

Cases: Pennsylvania House of Representatives Select Committee on Student Academic Freedom