Recent Articles

Civics Secures Democracy, American Birthright, and the Return of Resolute

"Resolute" is back—and as Independence Day approaches, there is no shortage of news about the embattled state of American civics education.

Event: Educating for Citizenship

Join the National Association of Scholars on Thursday, July 7th, at 2pm ET for a discussion of civics in American higher education.

Tracking Cancel Culture in Higher Education

UPDATED: A repository of 228 professors, administrators, and students who have been canceled for expressing views deemed unacceptable by higher education ideologues.

A Not-So-Happy 50th Birthday to Title IX

Title IX is officially fifty years old. Unfortunately, it hasn’t aged very well—and things aren’t exactly looking up.

Most Recent from Minding The Campus

The Pipeline of Indoctrination

Between March 4 and March 6, 2022, the California Teachers Association (CTA), California’s largest teachers union with a membership of 325,000 educators, hosted a convention titled “2022 Equity &......

Grammar and Whiteness

As part of the widespread, hysterical reactions to perceived social problems, some are attacking basic mathematics, logic, grammar, and virtues as imperialistic and oppressive. It beggars the imaginat......

Reports

Educating for Citizenship: The Utah Case Study

This case study examines how Utah universities train students for citizenship and teach American history, government, and civics. 

After Confucius Institutes

Confucius Institutes, once a strategic part of China's overseas influence campaign, have almost disappeared from the United States: 104 of 118 have shut down. But the demise of Confucius Institute......

Educating for Citizenship: The Arizona Case Study

This case study examines how Arizona universities train students for citizenship and teach American history, government, and civics. 

Learning for Self-Government

Americans strongly disagree about how our K-12 schools should teach our system of self-government. Dozens of organizations offer rival civics education resources and many of them don't work. A new......

CounterCurrent


June 21, 2022

Give Me That Old-Time Infiltration

Two new reports show how universities attempt to hide foreign influence on campus....

June 7, 2022

IDEAAs Have Consequences

Ilya Shapiro's letter resigning from his position at Georgetown University is a lesson in self-respect and the value of standing firm in what one believes....

May 31, 2022

Arizona: A Civics Education Desert

"Educating for Citizenship: The Arizona Case Study" serves as a word of caution to reformers who seek to appease both sides in the battle over American education....

Statements

Regime Change: Repelling the DEI Assault on Higher Education

The last few decades have seen a total transformation of higher education's mission in American society. What was once an institution that encouraged innovation, built character, and sought t......

NAS Statement on Princeton's Firing of Professor Joshua Katz

The unceremonious firing of Professor Katz reveals the level to which university administrators will stoop to enforce ideological conformity on campus.

Press Releases

Press Release: Biden’s Proposed Title IX Rule Guts Campus Due Process and Imposes Gender Ideology

The proposed rule removes requirements for live hearings and cross examination in college-level sex related cases and redefines “sex” to include sexual orientation and gender ideology.

Press Release: Report Finds Utah’s Civics Mandate Is Undermined by Growing DEI Bureaucracy

Utah’s law requiring students at public universities to study American history and government fails to guarantee a robust civics education for all students.

Events

Event: Educating for Citizenship

Join the National Association of Scholars on Thursday, July 7th, at 2pm ET for a discussion of civics in American higher education.

American Birthright: Online Launch Event

Join the Civics Alliance on Monday, June 27th, at 2pm ET for the virtual launch of "American Birthright: The Civics Alliance’s Model K-12 Social Studies Standards."