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Tim Slekar: Governor Scott Walker Really Does Want to Crush Higher Education: by Diane Ravitch

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And there goes WISCONSIN in this war against education! When news broke that Governor Scott Walker wanted to change the purpose of higher education in state law, removing key words, the governor's staff backtracked and called it a 'drafting error.' Critics say that he wants higher education to focus on job training and competition in the global economy. Governor Walker dropped out of MarquetteUniversity and never completed his undergraduate studies; is that why he has an animus towards higher education? Tim Slekar, Dean of the College of Education at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin, says there was no drafting error. Governor, Scott Walker, declared war on the idea of free inquiry and the search for truth. He then went and put forth a budget that cuts $300 million from the UW system.
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