Many members of the Church still believe what the prophets have taught about the New York Cumorah. This blog discusses corroborating evidence. We love everyone involved with Book of Mormon Central and share their stated objectives of sharing the gospel, but their single-minded focus on the Mesoamerican/two-Cumorahs theory (M2C) undermines their mission and contradicts the Church's policy of neutrality. That policy promotes unity by recognizing multiple working hypotheses.
In the schools and colleges, the intelligentsia have changed the role of education from equipping students with the knowledge and intellectual skills to weigh issues and make up their own minds into a process of indoctrination with the conclusions already reached by the anointed.