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Connecticut’s Social Studies Standards Fail Students, Report Finds

The Civics Alliance has just released Disowned Yankees: How Connecticut's Social Studies Standards Shortchange Students. This report provides a detailed critique of the Connecticut Elementary and......

“The Evil West and the Innocent Rest”

Utah’s recent legislation aims to reverse the anti-Western sentiment in higher education.

South Dakota's House Bill 1213 Falls Short

South Dakota should have new Centers in all its public universities, dedicated to teaching students about America’s and South Dakota’s traditions of liberty, republican self-government, an......

VIDEO: Big Intel—An Interview with J. Michael Waller

Join us for this special discussion on how intelligence agencies have strayed from their mission of protecting the people they are supposed to serve.

Most Recent from Minding The Campus

Do You Know It’s George Washington’s Birthday?

Today is George Washington's birthday, the original inspiration for what we now know as Presidents' Day. The holiday was shifted from February 22 to the third Monday of February under the 1971 Uniform......

Confucius Classroom

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published by The American Postliberal on January 29, 2024 and is crossposted here with permission. An alumna of Saint Mary’s School in Oregon reflec......

Reports

Disowned Yankees

This study explores the history of Americans' birthright of liberty. We teach our children social studies, above all history and civics, so they can know what liberty is, where Amer......

Diversity Statement, Then Dossier

In this report, we seek to explain the phenomenon of DEI cluster hiring, demonstrate its widespread practice throughout academia, and highlight the dangers of the practice. Ultimately, DEI cluster hir......

Shifting Sands: Report III

Shifting Sands: Confounded Errors focuses on failures by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to consider empirical evidence avail......

The Company They Keep

This report studies the "Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions" movement against Israel on campus. It finds that the movement's success on campus is mixed, while its broader movement is well-......

CounterCurrent


February 20, 2024

“The Evil West and the Innocent Rest”

Utah’s recent legislation aims to reverse the anti-Western sentiment in higher education....

February 13, 2024

The Great Academic Divorce with China

All signs show that American education is beginning a long and painful divorce with the People’s Republic of China. But will academia go through with it?...

February 6, 2024

The Roadmap to Success?

House Democrats have offered their vision for reforming higher education....

Statements

NAS Endorses Iowa House Bill 2330

The National Association of Scholars and the Civics Alliance enthusiastically endorse Iowa House Bill 2330 (2024), which reforms Iowa’s public K-12 social studies instruction and publi......

Texas A&M Closes Qatar Campus

On February 8, 2024, the Texas A&M Board of Regents voted 7-1 to close its branch campus in Qatar.

Press Releases

Press Release: Going, Going, Gone

After a short and tumultuous term as president of Harvard University, Claudine Gay has officially tendered her resignation amid her mishandling of anti-Semitism on campus and allegations of plagi......

Press Release: Victory for Vlaming

The Virginia Supreme Court’s ruling reinforces the enduring importance of safeguarding intellectual freedom within the educational landscape, ensuring that teachers can fulfill their roles as ed......

Events

Event: China's Soft Power Strategy: Influence in American Education

Updated Event Date: How has China's strategy of soft power in education shifted since the tarnishing of its brand in the form of Confucius Institutes, and since COVID-19 more broadly? 

Event: Restoring the Sciences: Climate and Weather Extremes

Is the climate apocalypse nigh? Listen in to find out more.