Academic Freedom

WATCH: The Benefits of Digital Learning

In this video, Utah Senator and ALEC Digital Learning Subcommittee Chairman, Howard Stephenson, explains to 53 education leaders from 16 states how students and teachers benefit from digital learning tools. By citing the positive impacts of digital learning in his own district, Senator Stephenson discusses the many advantages students receive from digital learning, ranging from studying a new language to learning at their own pace with personalized education and teacher support.

In Depth: Academic Freedom

Freedom of speech and inquiry are crucial in higher education. Universities exist to educate students and pursue knowledge. As a “marketplace of ideas,” the university offers a forum for ideas to compete. This intellectual competition produces a level of academic rigor that is impossible to produce without freedom of speech …

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