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We are dedicated
to preserving and improving
America’s civics education.

American civics education should teach students the founding principles of the United States, the structure of our self-governing republic, the functions of government at all levels, and how our key institutions work.

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Civics Education

Colorado Board of Education Considers an Amendment to Adopt Standards Based on “American Birthright”

Editor’s Note: In addition to the following statement, the National Association of Scholars and the Civics Alliance have also sent an open letter to the Colorado State Board of Education urging them…

Civics Education

State Standards, Education Licensure, and an Opportunity for Public Comment

It’s been a busy couple of weeks here at the Civics Alliance! We’ve jointly released two new sets of state policies that will serve as a guide for policymakers who…

Civics Education

New Campaign for Social Studies Standards Reform

With the 2022–2023 school year officially in full swing, the Civics Alliance is beginning a new, nationwide campaign for social studies standards reform. Social Studies Standards: Reform Campaign The Civics…

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New State Resources, Affiliates in Action, and the Fight for Academic Freedom

The Civics Alliance has released a new resource—one that will surely benefit any grassroots activist concerned about social studies. And the Academic Freedom Alliance just released a statement decrying the…

Our Coalition

Join Us in Opposition to Action Civics

We are a group of policymakers, educators, parents, and citizens turning the tide against action civics in American classrooms. Join our coalition to learn more about civics eduction that supports productive and responsible citizenship.

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Protest for American Democratic Values

The Civics Alliance unites education reformers,
policymakers, and every citizen of the United States
who wants to preserve civics education that teaches
students to take pride in what they share as


An exceptional heritage of freedom


A republic with liberty as a fundamental principle


The accomplishments of a common national culture.