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September 16, 2021

The Next Test for Texas, Aztec Gods, and More School Board Battles

John D. Sailer

Do Aztec prayers belong in K-12 schools? Click to read the latest issue of Resolute, where we break down the latest developments in K-12 civics education.

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September 16, 2021

Civics Education in Texas: A Progress Report

Karole Fedrick

HB 3979 and HB 4509 have already become state law, and SB 3 is on the way with further changes. Will this legislation successfully reform Texas civics education?

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September 2, 2021

School Board Battles, Critical Media Literacy, and AGs Against CRT

John D. Sailer

As the school year begins, the future of American civics remains unclear. Click to read the latest issue of Resolute, where we break down the latest developments in K-12 civics education.

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August 26, 2021

Civic Education as a Duty and a Delight

Paul O. Carrese

For too many Americans, “civics” is either a vague mystery or akin to a dental cleaning: we know that we should do it but would avoid it if possible.

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August 19, 2021

Taking Stock, the Texas Struggle, and Minnesotan Revisionism

David Randall

Click to read the eleventh issue of Resolute, our Civics Alliance newsletter informing you about the most urgent issues in civics education.

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August 11, 2021

Anti-CRT Amendment Added to $3.5 Trillion Federal Spending Bill

David Randall

In a late-night session, Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) successfully introduced an amendment to prevent federal funds from being used to promote Critical Race Theory (CRT) in pre-K and K-12 schools. The am......

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August 9, 2021

Strides in Civics Education Reform

David Randall

It's time for a progress report on the movement to reform civics education. How have reform bills fared? How have reformers succeeded by means other than state laws?

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August 5, 2021

Hillsdale Weighs In, Three New Pledges, and a Host of Small Victories

David Randall

Click to read the tenth issue of Resolute, our Civics Alliance newsletter informing you about the most urgent issues in civics education.

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August 3, 2021

“Compromise” on Action Civics Doesn’t Work

David Acevedo

Why the Fordham Institute’s action civics olive branch is a grave error.

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July 29, 2021

Critique of the Fordham Institute's "The State of State Standards for Civics and U.S. History in 2021"

David Randall

In its review of state history and civics standards, the Fordham Institute has embraced Action Civics for the sake of compromise. This is a grave mistake.

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