Issue Briefs

The National Association of Scholars upholds the standards of a liberal arts education that fosters intellectual freedom, searches for the truth, and promotes virtuous citizenship.

Issue Briefs


The radical assault on traditional history and civics education includes several movements allied to action civics, such as The 1619 Project and Critical Race Theory. These Issue Briefs discuss the nature of these movements and propose policy solutions.

Click each topic below to read more. We will add further topics in the coming months.

The 1619 Project

Critical Race Theory

The C3 Framework

Financial Literacy

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