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When College Classrooms Become Ideologically Segregated, Everyone Suffers - Opinion

November 10, 2017

Jon A. Shields, associate professor of government at Claremont McKenna College (CA), writes: Americans seem increasingly to be sorting themselves into communities of the like-minded. This new political segregation is evident in nearly all institutions of American life — from the neighborhoods we call home to the mass media we consume. It is also reshaping classrooms in America’s universities — one of the few institutions capable of encouraging civil and reasonable disagreement in our polarized nation.

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