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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 12, 2021

Tracking American Civics Legislation

David Randall

Updated 4/12/21: 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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April 9, 2021

Idaho Legislators Pushback 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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March 31, 2021

Introducing Resolute, The Civics Alliance Newsletter

David Randall

Resolute is the Civics Alliance’s newsletter, informing you about the most urgent issues in American civics education. Click to read the first issue and subscribe.

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February 15, 2021

NAS Endorses the Partisanship Out of Civics Act

Peter Wood

NAS endorses a new piece of model state legislation, The Partisanship Out of Civics Act, which would help rescue public K-12 civics education from its subornation by radical activists.

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February 15, 2021

The Partisanship Out of Civics Act

Stanley Kurtz

The Partisanship Out of Civics Act is a piece of model state legislation that would help rescue public K-12 civics education from its subornation by radical activists.

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August 24, 2020

An Important Step in the Fight to Ban Chinese Confucius Institutes

Rachelle Peterson

Alabama state representative Tommy Hanes has unveiled a draft proposal to ban Confucius Institutes outright, a model we encourage legislators in the rest of the U.S. to follow.

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March 9, 2020

On Faculty Union Bans

Peter Wood

South Dakota has just become the fourth state to ban faculty unions at public universities, joining Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

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March 2, 2020

Arizona House Passes Intellectual Diversity Legislation

National Association of Scholars

HB 2238 passed in the Arizona House of Representatives after being introduced just three weeks prior. It is now the first campus intellectual diversity bill to advance in a state legislature.

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February 25, 2020

The New Wave of Intellectual Diversity Legislation

David Acevedo

Representatives from Arizona, Missouri, and Iowa have introduced intellectual diversity bills that may be part of a new wave of state-level legislation.

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