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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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August 5, 2021

Hillsdale Weighs In, Three New Pledges, and a Host of Small Victories

David Randall

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

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August 4, 2021

Nomination of Catherine Lhamon Fails Senate Committee Vote

Teresa Manning

In an astonishing turn of events, the Senate Committee on Education fails to garner enough votes to appoint Lhamon to her former position at the Office of Civil Rights.

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August 3, 2021

“Compromise” on Action Civics Doesn’t Work

David Acevedo

Why the Fordham Institute’s action civics olive branch is a grave error.

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July 29, 2021

Critique of the Fordham Institute's "The State of State Standards for Civics and U.S. History in 2021"

David Randall

In its review of state history and civics standards, the Fordham Institute has embraced Action Civics for the sake of compromise. This is a grave mistake.

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