South Carolina colleges under fire about book, course choices

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Friday, February 21, 2014

Also, a University of South Carolina political science major appeared on a national cable news show Tuesday after she found one of her classes included reading a social work textbook that, she said, inaccurately portrays Ronald Reagan’s presidency.

Meanwhile, another USC political science major sparked legislators to question the school’s president about why the university is not following a 90-year-old state law that requires colleges teach the Constitution and Declaration of Independence for a year.

“The law does not say up it’s up to the students or the school,” said Jameson Broggi, a junior who has worked for a year on the effort. “It’s a requirement.”

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