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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 22, 2021

Civics Showdown in Texas, NEA Endorses CRT, and New Resources Galore

David Randall

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

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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 8, 2021

Victory in Florida, the Texas Special Session, and the Model K-12 Civics Code

David Randall

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

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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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July 1, 2021

NAS Applauds Governor DeSantis for His Veto of S.B. 146

John D. Sailer

The NAS commends Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for vetoing S.B. 146, a bill which would covertly introduce partisan “action civics” into Florida’s civics curriculum.

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July 1, 2021

DeSantis Vetoes Stealth Protest-Civics Bill

Stanley Kurtz

This impressive move confirms DeSantis as one of the foremost leaders in the national push-back against the politicization of America’s schools.

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June 29, 2021

Written Testimony on Ohio H.B. No. 322

David Randall

H.B. 322 would bar core tenets of CRT and action civics in Ohio K-12 education. Here, we reproduce written testimony in support of the bill submitted by NAS's David Randall.

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June 23, 2021

Victory in Texas, State School Boards at Work, and the Campus Free Speech Caucus

David Randall

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

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June 18, 2021

Tracking American Civics Legislation

David Randall

UPDATED: 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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