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Explore the debate and science of Critical Theory.

July 28, 2021

The Moment in 1986 When Critical Race Theory Ousted the Civil Rights Movement

Eric Felten

Critical race theory came into its own by accusing friends and colleagues of racism. Should it be any surprise that critics of CRT should find themselves accused of racism too?

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July 22, 2021

Three Pledges to Combat CRT and Action Civics in American Education

Peter Wood

To equip American citizens to effect true change in their schools, NAS has created three pledges: one for school board candidates, one for state office candidates, and one for voters.

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July 19, 2021

Laws Against Critical Race Theory Are Only the First Step

David Randall

Americans must do far more than just pass state laws to ban CRT. Don’t merely ruffle the education establishment's feathers—pluck ‘em.

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July 7, 2021

CRT in Higher Education: Is a Day of Reckoning Coming for the University of Texas?

Louis K. Bonham

UT President Hartzell has been content to ignore critics regarding his institution's plunge into wokeism. With a Texas Legislature special session coming up, he may be in for a rude awakening.

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June 18, 2021

A Response to the “Joint Statement on Legislative Efforts to Restrict Education about Racism and American History”

Peter Wood

The twenty states that have begun the work to strengthen American civics and history education and ban “divisive concepts” based on race and sex stereotypes are preventing the imposition o......

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May 20, 2021

U.S. Representatives Fight Back Against CRT and Action Civics

David Randall

NAS commends the United States representatives who have introduced a resolution and two bills seeking to restrict critical race theory and action civics.

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May 18, 2021

Keeping the Republic from Neo-Racist Chaos

David Acevedo

Thanks to the academy, America has a new racial lexicon. But do we know the precise definitions and consequences of these neo-racist concepts?

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May 17, 2021

Keeping the Republic

Peter Wood

Schools that welcome and endorse neo-racism are sowing the seeds of misery for a whole generation of Americans.

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May 4, 2021

Idaho Rejects Critical Race Theory

Teresa Manning

Last week, Idaho Governor Brad Little signed into law HB 377, making Idaho the first state in the nation to outlaw the controversial pedagogy called Critical Race Theory.

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April 9, 2021

Idaho Legislators Push Back Against "Social Justice" Education

David Randall

The Idaho House of Representatives has decisively rejected a higher education budget, arguing it didn’t do enough to combat “social justice” education.

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