Civics Bill Tracker

Tracking American Civics Legislation

Last updated August 2, 2022.

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United States — Federal

Positive

2021-2022

A bill to develop and disseminate a civic education curriculum and oral history resources regarding certain political ideologies, and for other purposes (Senate Bill 3679) improves civics education by strengthening civics curriculum.

Crucial Communism Teaching Act (House Bill 6123) supports teaching students about the horrors of Communism.

To prohibit the expenditure of funds on divisive concepts (Senate Bill 2682) would strengthen prohibitions of critical race theory.

Neutral

Negative

2021-2022

Building Civic Bridges Act (House Bill 6843 and Senate Bill 4530) would worsen civics education by funding civic engagement.

Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy Act (House Bill 8216 and Senate Bill 4490) would worsen civics education by funding ideologically biased “media literacy” education.

Civics Secures Democracy Act (Senate Bill 4384) would worsen civics education by providing federal support for action civics.

USA Civics Act of 2022 (Senate Bill 4403) would worsen civics education by amending the Higher Education Act in tandem with the Civics Secures Democracy Act.

Teaching Asian Pacific American History Act (Senate Bill 4275) would worsen civics education by funding radical identity-politics historical research and teaching.

No Child Left Inside Act of 2022 (Senate Bill 4041 and House Bill 7486) would weaken civics education by authorizing service learning linked to “environmental literacy.”

To amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to establish an Office of Civic Bridgebuilding within the Corporation for National and Community Service, and for other purposes (House Bill 6843) worsens civics education by funding “civic engagement.”

Youth, Peace, and Security Act of 2021 (House Bill 4838) weakens civics education by supporting action civics abroad.

Teaching Engaged Citizenship Act of 2021 (House Bill 5288) weakens civics education by financing action civics.

National Family Service Learning Week (House Resolution 761) weakens civics education by commending service-learning.

CIVICS Act of 2021 Constitution education Is Valuable In Community Schools Act of 2021 (Senate Bill 2737) weakens civics education by authorizing civic engagement.

National Family Service Learning Week (Senate Resolution 439) weakens civics education by commending service-learning.

 

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