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September 29, 2022

South Dakota’s Education of Our Children: Stand up and Speak out

Karen Proctor

South Dakota's new proposed standard for social studies offers students substantial lessons about living a good life and about what it means to be an American.

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September 29, 2022

Model Laws, Monthly Meetings, and Social Studies Reform

David Randall

The Civics Alliance is moving full speed ahead with its nationwide campaign for social studies standards reform. Now is the perfect time to get involved!

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September 29, 2022

Open Letter Urging Kentucky to Further Revise Its Social Studies Standards

National Association of Scholars

A group of Kentucky citizens has sent an open letter to the Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education stating their support of the recommendations in the NAS/Civics Alliance lette......

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September 20, 2022

NAS Recommends Further Revisions to Kentucky's Academic Standards for Social Studies

National Association of Scholars

The National Association of Scholars has advised the Kentucky Board of Education to substantially revise its social studies standards to incorporate a far greater range of primary sources.

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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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September 15, 2022

NAS Recommends Substantial Revisions to Virginia's Proposed History and Social Science Standards

National Association of Scholars

Virginia's proposed History and Social Science standards contain grave flaws. We advise the state to create lucid new standards focused on the ideals and institutions of American liberty......

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September 1, 2022

New State Resources, Affiliates in Action, and the Fight for Academic Freedom

John D. Sailer

The Civics Alliance has released a new resource—one that will surely benefit any grassroots activist concerned about social studies.

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August 19, 2022

Diversity Statements, State Standards, and More Harry Trumans

John D. Sailer

From cutting-edge reports to model legislation, the Civics Alliance continues to produce work that demonstrates the need for civics education reform in America.

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August 9, 2022

American Birthright: A Response to Critics

David Randall

The defenders of the radical education establishment have begun to respond to "American Birthright," not least by presenting a distorted caricature of what the standards contain.

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August 4, 2022

Parental Rights, Local Leadership, and a Call for State Affiliates

John D. Sailer

The Civics Alliance is partnering with state affiliates—and across the country, our affiliates are working hard to restore a proper civics education in American schools.

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