Recall last year the brouhaha caused by Leftist teachers who refused to use Red markers when grading student papers because Red was to harsh a color and hurt the student's feelings and self-image.<quoted text>
The progressive approach in education took hold and grew after the 1960s. Before the 1960s, the kind of problems we have in education today were virtually nonexistent.
It doesn't take a genius.
This sort of Airhead Liberalism pervades ALL of academia today.