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How Dems Will Push Protest Civics and CRT on Schools

The national rebellion against Critical Race Theory, leftist indoctrination, and enforced political activism in our schools grows larger every day. Sadly, the current assault on K-12 is but a foretaste of what is to come. President Biden and congressional Democrats are pulling out the stops to force Critical Race Theory (CRT) and “action civics” (better called “protest civics,” because it trains students to be leftist protesters) onto every school in the country.

New Tool for States to Block Action Civics and CRT

The South Dakota letter of intent warning state bureaucrats to avoid federal grants in history and civics is a model for other states seeking to push back against leftist action civics and Critical Race Theory in the classroom.

Noem Pledges to Bar Action Civics and Critical Race Theory

South Dakota governor Kristi Noem has given major momentum to a new candidate pledge that not only vows support for honest and informed patriotic education, but promises to bar “action civics” and critical race theory from our schools.

Knocks on Texas Civics Bill Ring Hollow

Critics of a Texas bill that blocks “action civics” and Critical Race Theory are off the mark.

Cornyn Is Mistaken on Civics Bill

The Civics Secures Democracy Act creates a second Common Core, this time built around radical Critical Race Theory, and civics as leftist political protest.

NAS Alliance Appeals to Cornyn to Abandon Bogus Civics Bill

The Civics Secures Democracy Act is a dagger pointed at the heart of American education. The good news is that Senator John Cornyn and Representative Tom Cole might very well bring the Civics Secures Democracy Act down just by abandoning their co-sponsorship.

How to Keep CRT and Action Civics Out of K-12

Now that pushing Critical Race Theory, along with (invariably leftist) protesting, onto school children is President Biden’s program, the only way to stop it is for states to protect themselves by passing laws that keep both action civics and Critical Race Theory out of K-12.

Biden Set to Push Critical Race Theory on U.S. Schools

In an early but revelatory move, President Biden’s Department of Education has signaled its intent to impose the most radical forms of Critical Race Theory on America’s schools, very much including the 1619 Project and the so-called anti-racism of Ibram X. Kendi.

Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Aims to End Single-Family Zoning

With the introduction of his massive, $2.3 trillion “infrastructure” bill, President Biden’s campaign to end suburban single-family zoning has begun.

Rhode Island’s Ill-Advised Action-Civics Bill

The Rhode Island Civic Literacy Act is a partisan leftist’s dream. It essentially mandates out-of-school political activism and lobbying, the vast majority of which will be on behalf of leftist causes.