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Explore the debate and science of Civics Education.

January 24, 2023

Proposed Revisions to Strengthen the Resiliency of the Center for American Exceptionalism

National Association of Scholars

House Bill 1070 is a wonderful initiative—but South Dakota policymakers should not waste taxpayer dollars on a Center that will be captured by activists.

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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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January 13, 2023

NAS Commends Virginia's 2023 Draft History and Social Studies Standards

National Association of Scholars

The Virginia Board of Education has created excellent history and social studies standards in its latest revision. 

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January 12, 2023

NAS Commends South Dakota's Draft Social Studies Standards

National Association of Scholars

South Dakota's new proposed social studies standards are among the best in the nation. With further revisions, they could be made even stronger. 

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January 5, 2023

New Year, Same Momentum

David Randall

We look forward to a year of successful civics education reform—and the Civics Alliance will work its hardest to make sure that happens.

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December 22, 2022

Rigged Systems, Credential Clashes, and Good Ol’ Fashioned Civics Standards

David Randall

Read about the good, the bad, and the just plain ugly developments in civics education as we head into the holidays.

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December 8, 2022

Social Studies Textbooks, CRT Bans, and Reforms at Risk

David Randall

The next several months will be especially crucial in the battle for civics education reform in Virginia, South Dakota, Texas, Florida, and Minnesota.

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November 23, 2022

Exciting Endorsements, Engaged Citizens, and New Virginia Standards

David Randall

The holiday season is upon us, but the Civics Alliance is still firing on all cylinders.

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November 10, 2022

Parent Power, Public Hearings, and a New State Affiliate

David Randall

As new education officials take office, now is the perfect time to advocate for civics education—and thanks to a new database of school board members, it is easier to do so than ever before.

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