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September 29, 2022

Model Laws, Monthly Meetings, and Social Studies Reform

David Randall

The Civics Alliance is moving full speed ahead with its nationwide campaign for social studies standards reform. Now is the perfect time to get involved!

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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 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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July 14, 2022

"False" Facts, Fake Civics, and Billion Dollar Handouts

John D. Sailer

The revised version of the Civics Secures Democracy Act is bad news. The good news is that an increasing number of lawmakers and commentators have come out in opposition to it.

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June 30, 2022

Civics Secures Democracy, American Birthright, and the Return of Resolute

John D. Sailer

"Resolute" is back—and as Independence Day approaches, there is no shortage of news about the embattled state of American civics education.

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May 12, 2022

First Amendment Violations, Social Transitioning, and "Gender Affirming Care"

John D. Sailer

The question of gender self-identification—whether a person can self-identify into a different sex—will likely become one of this year’s most salient education issues.

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April 14, 2022

The Real Meaning of “Social and Emotional Learning”

John D. Sailer

Social and Emotional Learning is everywhere. But its ambiguous definition invites “concept creep,” and the concept has come to justify ever more ideological activities.

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March 31, 2022

Litmus Tests, Ethnic Studies, and the Battle for Public Education

John D. Sailer

California remains a battlefield for education policy. This applies to K-12 education just as much as higher education.

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