Just imagine how many brilliant young American minds could benefit from their education if their teachers and professors put as much effort into actually teaching their students as they do indoctrinating them with their liberal web of mistruths and distortions…

An email encouraging extra credit for student participation at a liberal protest has prompted a conservative backlash at the University of Pittsburgh and an explanation from school officials.

The email, sent out by a Student Services Specialist with the university’s School of Social Work, was first made public by the university’s Pitt Maverick newspaper on Thursday.


In the email, the administrator urges students and faculty to sign up for “A People’s Agenda for Change: National Day of Action” rally slated for downtown Pittsburgh on Nov. 29.

 “People in every city in the country will be taking to the streets to raise the minimum wage, help workers organize, support undocumented workers, fight climate change and confront structural racism and sexism,” the email reads.
“Please join us and encourage your students to participate by offering them extra credit.”


When reached by PennLive for comment on Friday, university spokesman Joe Miksch said the email was originally written by a student and forwarded by the administrator without proper revision.

“The email incorrectly contained the suggestion that ‘extra credit’ be offered for attendance,” Miksch wrote. “The school does not allow this practice. That language was to have been removed from the communication before it was sent, but was not.”


The controversy comes at a politically sensitive time for the University of Pittsburgh and academic institutions across the nation. This as protests, arrests and even accusations of hate crimes continue to roil campuses on the heels of president-elect Donald Trump’s victory.

On Thursday, 2 were arrested when a Pitt protest aimed at Trump and other social issues saw clashes between the demonstrators and police. – PennLive


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