Event: Social Justice Education in Idaho

National Association of Scholars

Social Justice Education in Idaho

Thursday, January 28th at 2 pm ET (12 pm MT)

On Zoom

The Idaho Freedom Foundation has published a new report, Social Justice Ideology in Idaho Higher Education. It details how social justice ideology has worked its way into the goals of college administrators, into the policies, the curriculum and even the daily lives of students at Idaho's colleges and universities.

While nearly everyone is for justice, social justice is an entirely different animal. Traditional definitions of justice do not apply. "Justice," according to these advocates means whatever they say it means: today it means we must discriminate in employment and admissions by race and ideology; tomorrow it means we must encourage the segregation of students by race and sex to "build community."

This report details how the state's universities have adopted the rules of social justice ideology and required others on campus to comply with them. Students can graduate without ever taking a class in American history, civics, or literature, but they cannot even pass their sophomore year without paying out for four social justice courses.

What makes social justice ideology so insidious? What do its followers want? And why do they focus so heavily on capturing our institutions of higher learning? Where do we need to look for such social justice ideology on campuses?

For answers, join us on January 28th at 2 pm ET (12 pm MT) as we discuss Social Justice Ideology in Idaho Higher Education with the authors, Scott Yenor, Washington Fellow at Claremont's Center for the American Way way of Life, and Anna K. Miller, an education analyst at the Idaho Freedom Foundation.

  • Share

Most Commented

May 7, 2024


Creating Students, Not Activists

The mobs desecrating the American flag, smashing windows, chanting genocidal slogans—this always was the end game of the advocates of the right to protest, action civics, student activ......

March 9, 2024


A Portrait of Claireve Grandjouan

Claireve Grandjouan, when I knew her, was Head of the Classics Department at Hunter College, and that year gave a three-hour Friday evening class in Egyptian archaeology....

April 20, 2024


The Academic's Roadmap

By all means, pursue your noble dream of improving the condition of humanity through your research and teaching. Could I do it all again, I would, but I would do things very differently....

Most Read

May 15, 2015


Where Did We Get the Idea That Only White People Can Be Racist?

A look at the double standard that has arisen regarding racism, illustrated recently by the reaction to a black professor's biased comments on Twitter....

October 12, 2010


Ask a Scholar: What is the True Definition of Latino?

What does it mean to be Latino? Are only Latin American people Latino, or does the term apply to anyone whose language derived from Latin?...

September 21, 2010


Ask a Scholar: What Does YHWH Elohim Mean?

A reader asks, "If Elohim refers to multiple 'gods,' then Yhwh Elohim really means Lord of Gods...the one of many, right?" A Hebrew expert answers....