A selection of thoughts, ideas, research, and more on Education and other related items.

Higher Education and Progressive Ideologies

Evidence and research suggests that when more people are educated that there is a direct correlation to more liberal policies.

I recently read an article by Ryan Huber, on the subject that republicans are skeptical of higher education. While they did suggest some very good points, I wanted to divulge more into the educational argument that is the more prominent reason.

Research has shown time-and-time again that higher education tends to produce more left ideologies. But, the research not only shows that but you don’t even have to graduate — you just need to attend higher education and you are more likely to have more liberal-focused ideologies and policies.

For example, a study¹ published by the Pew Research Center lead by Samantha Smith shows that those who have attended graduate school are even farther to the left than those who only have an undergraduate degree.

The research goes onto show the differing levels of political ideologies through different times of education from over six thousand students and alumni members across the country.


August 01, 2017 Continue Reading