President Obama's proposed education initiative includes ranking colleges for "value," and tying student grants and loans to how well the schools score.
That may rankle some in the postsecondary educational establishment — but it would take a lot to significantly alter their political giving patterns, something the president might be thankful for on behalf of his fellow Democrats.
It's no secret that college professors are perceived as a bunch of raving liberals, and a deeper look at their campaign contributions by the Center for Responsive Politics mostly backs that up — though certain types of schools tend to skew more left than others.
The lean is most pronounced at four-year institutions, medical schools and law schools, where faculty and other school staff donated overwhelmingly to Democrats in the 2012 election cycle.
Overall, individual contributions from the education sector have been on the rise for years. During the 2012 cycle, contributions from the sector totaled $64.7 million. That's a 323 percent increase over 2000, when the total was just $15.3 million.
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