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Academic Freedom for Teachers
Education Faculty Publications and Presentations
  • Larry L. Kraus
  • Robert L. Stevens, University of Texas at Tyler

The concept of academic freedom is a basic right, if not a Constitutional right, of educators in the classroom and in research. While freedom in research and teaching has traditionally been assumed to be more in the realm of higher education, the ability to make reasonable decisions related to presentation of academic content has been accepted at the K-12 levels as a basic responsibility of instruction.

This article was originally published in the National Social Science Proceedings, licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Unported License:
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Kraus, Larry L. and Robert L. Stevens. Academic Freedom for Teachers, National Social Science Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV. April 1-4, 2012.
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Larry L. Kraus and Robert L. Stevens. "Academic Freedom for Teachers" (2012)
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