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September 20, 2022

NAS Recommends Further Revisions to Kentucky's Academic Standards for Social Studies

National Association of Scholars

The National Association of Scholars has advised the Kentucky Board of Education to substantially revise its social studies standards to incorporate a far greater range of primary sources.

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September 15, 2022

New Campaign for Social Studies Standards Reform

David Randall

With the 2022–2023 school year officially in full swing, the Civics Alliance is beginning a new, nationwide campaign for social studies standards reform.

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September 15, 2022

NAS Recommends Substantial Revisions to Virginia's Proposed History and Social Science Standards

National Association of Scholars

Virginia's proposed History and Social Science standards contain grave flaws. We advise the state to create lucid new standards focused on the ideals and institutions of American liberty......

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September 1, 2022

New State Resources, Affiliates in Action, and the Fight for Academic Freedom

John D. Sailer

The Civics Alliance has released a new resource—one that will surely benefit any grassroots activist concerned about social studies.

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August 19, 2022

Diversity Statements, State Standards, and More Harry Trumans

John D. Sailer

From cutting-edge reports to model legislation, the Civics Alliance continues to produce work that demonstrates the need for civics education reform in America.

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August 4, 2022

Parental Rights, Local Leadership, and a Call for State Affiliates

John D. Sailer

The Civics Alliance is partnering with state affiliates—and across the country, our affiliates are working hard to restore a proper civics education in American schools.

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June 21, 2022

Tracker: Legislative Measures on Confucius Institutes

Flora Yan

Use this bill tracker to discover what actions legislators are taking to prevent foreign influence on college campuses.

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June 10, 2022

NAS Congratulates South Dakota on DEI Reforms, Encourages Further Action

National Association of Scholars

South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem and the South Dakota state legislature deserve praise, but they must go much further in their higher education reform.

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May 27, 2022

NAS Offers Recommendations to Further Improve Colorado's Social Studies Standards

National Association of Scholars

While better than the first draft, Colorado's latest draft social studies standards can still be substantially improved. 

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February 17, 2022

Diversity Statements, K-12 Gender Ideology, and More Media Distortion

John D. Sailer

“Diversity statements” are a fast-growing trend in both K-12 schools and higher education. New model legislation would put an end to these political litmus tests.

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