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February 2, 2023

Florida Man Strikes Blow for Civics Reform

David Randall

Scarcely a week goes by without Governor Ron DeSantis announcing a new education initiative. We hope his work will spread to the other 49 states, and as soon as possible.

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January 19, 2023

Woodland Park, Primary Sources, and the Battle of Rhode Island

David Randall

2023 is beginning to explode with action, including the adoption of American Birthright by a Colorado school district. Click to read more.

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January 16, 2023

Woodland Park School District in Colorado Adopts American Birthright

National Association of Scholars

The Woodland Park School District in Colorado has become the first school district in the nation to adopt American Birthright, the Civics Alliance's model social studies standards.

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October 24, 2022

Comment on Mississippi College and Career Readiness Standards

National Association of Scholars

NAS provides recommendations and critiques to the Mississippi 2022 College and Career Readiness Standards.

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October 18, 2022

New Milestones for the Civics Alliance

Marina Ziemnick

The Civics Alliance has reached two major milestones in its project to improve K–12 education in the states. 

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September 15, 2022

New Campaign for Social Studies Standards Reform

David Randall

With the 2022–2023 school year officially in full swing, the Civics Alliance is beginning a new, nationwide campaign for social studies standards reform.

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June 30, 2022

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

John D. Sailer

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

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March 31, 2022

Litmus Tests, Ethnic Studies, and the Battle for Public Education

John D. Sailer

California remains a battlefield for education policy. This applies to K-12 education just as much as higher education.

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March 30, 2022

Open Letter: Congress Must Oppose the Civics Secures Democracy Act

The Civics Alliance

An open letter to oppose the Civics Secures Democracy Act, whether in its original or its revised form. In practice, the Civics Secures Democracy Act will enable the federal government to impose both......

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March 17, 2022

Self-Censorship, “Don’t Say Gay,” and a New Oklahoma Civics Bill

John D. Sailer

This week, Florida is yet again in the news, the Partisanship Out of Civics Act gets a boost, and a student writes about dissent for the New York Times.

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