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October 20, 2021

How Can State Legislatures Counter Chinese Influence in American Higher Education?

Rachelle Peterson

This written testimony by NAS Senior Research Fellow Rachelle Peterson focuses on the CCP's continual influence on American higher ed, as well as what state legislatures can do about it.

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October 18, 2021

Letter: Reforming Louisiana Social Studies Standards

Peter Wood and David Randall

NAS concludes that the Louisiana Standards: Social Studies draft, unfortunately, uses misguided pedagogical principles and has been politicized to forward a radical curriculum aligned with C......

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October 14, 2021

Feds Panic, Wisconsin Weighs In, and Cal. Ethnic Studies Mandate Goes Live

David Randall

Once more, in the battle over ideology in schools, both sides make significant gains. Click to read the latest issue of Resolute, the Civics Alliance newsletter.

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October 13, 2021

NAS Calls on Governor Noem to Pause Revision of South Dakota Fine Arts and Other Standards

Peter Wood and David Randall

South Dakota is pursuing social studies standards that promote a first-rate education and protect children from political indoctrination. The state should also establish a new procedure to evaluate K-......

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September 30, 2021

New Legislation, CivXNow Policy, and More State Battles

John D. Sailer

A slate of new civics education legislation has been proposed on the federal and state level. Read about it in the latest issue of our Civics Alliance newsletter.

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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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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 12, 2021

South Dakota Says "No" to Federal Programs Propagating Racial Grievance

David Randall

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem signed an Executive Order directing the South Dakota Department of Education to refrain from applying for any federal grants tied to critical race theory.

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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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