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.
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Kraus, Larry L. and Stevens, Robert L., "Academic Freedom for Teachers" (2012). Education Faculty Publications and Presentations. Paper 19.
Kraus, Larry L. and Robert L. Stevens. Academic Freedom for Teachers, National Social Science Association National Conference, Las Vegas, NV. April 1-4, 2012.