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A Crisis in Civic Education - ACTA - 2016

A Crisis of Competence - The Corrupting Effect of Political Activism in the University of California - April 2012

A Crucible Moment - College Learning and Democracy's Future - 2012

A Report Card on New York's Civic Literacy - 2011

A Republic, If You Can Keep It – The Education Every Student Really Needs

America, As We Know it, Is at Risk - AHEF - 2018

American Are Poorly Informed about Basic Constitutional Provisions - 2017

Charting Academic Freedom - 103 Years of Debate - January 2018

Civic Education – National Archives

Civic Illiteracy and Civic Disempowerment

Civic Knowledge - America’s Increasing Ignorance of American History and Government Can No Longer Be Ignored

Civics Fact Sheet - 2012

Confronting the Hard Truths of America's Civic Illiteracy

Constitution Day Survey - ACTA - August 25-30, 2015

Crisis in Citizenship - Civic Literacy in America

Failing Grades on Civics Exam Called a Crisis - 2011

George Washington University History Majors No Longer Required to Take US History

History Department Changes Major Requirements to Draw in Students

Losing America's Memory - Historical Illiteracy in the 21st Century - ACTA - February 16, 2000

Making Citizens - How American Universities Teach Civics - 2017

Most Americans Fail Basic Civics Test

NAEP - Civics - What Do 8th Graders Know and What Can They Do - October 2001

NAEP - Civics Report Card for the Nation - 1998

NAEP - The Nation's Report Card - Civics - 2006

NAEP - The Nation's Report Card - Civics - 2010

NAEP - The Nation's Report Card - Economics - 2006

NAEP - The Next Generation of Citrizens- 1988 and 1998

NAEP - US History - A First Look - 1994

NAEP - US History Framework - 2010

NAEP - US History Report Card - 1994

NAEP - US History Report Card - 2001

NAEP - US History Report Card - 2006

NAEP - US History Report Card - 2010

National Archives Aims to Enhance Civic Literacy

National Survey Finds Just 1 in 3 Americans Would Pass Citizenship Test

No US History - College History Departments Leave the US Out of the Major - ACTA - July 2016

No US History - How College History Departments Leave the US Out of the Major - ACTA - July 2016

Outsourced to China - Confucius Institutes and Soft Power in American Higher Education - April 2017

Pursuing Civic Literacy – National Archives

Reagan Had Only One Warning in His 1989 Farewell Address - January 13, 2019

Report No. 1 - Intercollegiate Studies Institute - The Coming Crisis in Education - 2006

Report No. 2 - Intercollegiate Studies Institute - Failing Our Students, Failing America - 2007 - 2008

Report No. 3 - Intercollegiate Studies Institute - Our Fading Heritage - 2008 - 2009

Report No. 4 - Intercollegiate Studies Institute - The Shapoing of the American Mind - 2010

Report No. 5 - Intercollegiate Studies Institute - How Civic Knowledge Trumps a College Degree -2011

Rethinking What Universities Teach

Schools That Have a U. S. Government or History Requirement

Students Fail at Civics - NAEP History Exam Results at a Glance

Teaching the Bill of Rights - 1988

The Architecture of Intellectual Freedom - 2016

The Civic Literacy Act - Proposed Legislation - American Legislative Exchange Council

The Importance of Civic Literacy in America

The Nation's Report Card - Civics 2006

The Shocking State of Americans’ Civic Illiteracy

The State of Civics Education – Center for American Progress

The Status of Constitutional Religious Liberty at the End of the Millenium

The Struggle for the Soul of American – American Heritage Education Foundation – You Tube

 

Promoting a Better Understanding of America and Its Free Institutions