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May 13, 2021

Opposing Biden's "Proposed Priorities," An Appeal to Cornyn and Cole, and Nevada AB 19

David Randall

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

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May 11, 2021

Tracking American Civics Legislation

David Randall

Updated 5/11/21: We're tracking every proposed American civics education bill, both on the federal and state level, and have organized our data here for public use.

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May 4, 2021

U.S. Senators Take a Stand Against Revisionist History and Partisan Civics Education

National Association of Scholars

Last week, Mitch McConnell and 38 Republican senators wrote Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to express "grave concern" with the Education Department's effort to destroy real civics educ......

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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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May 3, 2021

An Appeal to Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Tom Cole

National Association of Scholars

An open letter to Senator John Cornyn and Congressman Tom Cole, urging them to withdraw their support for the Civics Secures Democracy Act. Click to read and sign the letter.

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April 28, 2021

Biden Links Civics and CRT, Model Civics Bills, and More on Texas

David Randall

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

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April 15, 2021

The Civics Bill Tracker, the Civics Education Initiative, and the Civics Shutdown in Texas

David Randall

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

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April 6, 2021

The Civics Secures Democracy Act

David Acevedo

Beware: not everything that calls itself “civics education” is actually civics education. The newly proposed Civics Secures Democracy Act is a case in point.

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January 19, 2021

Revising the HEA to Restore Educational Integrity

David Acevedo

We all know that American higher education is in desperate need of reform, but what’s the best way to bring it about? Amending the Higher Education Act is an important piece of the puzzle.

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December 22, 2020

NDAA 2021 Plays Softball with Confucius Institutes

David Acevedo

The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 is on the president's desk, but its restrictions on Confucius Institutes don't go nearly far enough.

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