Proposed UNC System policy would set new requirements for instruction in US history and government.” – NC Newsline. Is the NC Legislature now in the business of monitoring college class offerings?

“Lawmakers, the UNC System Board of Governors and faculty members have all observed that students increasingly lack a full understanding of the U.S. Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the workings of American government, Maki said.

‘I don’t think there are many who would disagree with that,” Maki said. “We’re now regularly seeing students who can’t tell you what is in the First Amendment, who can’t identify what is in the Bill of Rights or name the branches of government.’

How to address that situation is what’s at issue.”

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