A coalition of American scholars, policymakers, and concerned citizens has formed a “Civics Alliance” that seeks to alert Americans about the dangers of civics education based on Critical Race Theory (CRT) and to call upon Republican lawmakers to withdraw their support for “bipartisan” legislation that backs these reforms.
Stanley Kurtz, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a national leader in the research on civics curriculum, called attention to the Civics Alliance effort in a piece published Monday at National Review.
An open letter, addressed to Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), urges the two GOP lawmakers to abandon their support for the Civics Secures Democracy Act, an effort the Civics Alliance asserts will “smuggle progressive action civics into American K-12 classrooms under the guise of bipartisanship.”
The letter, which can be signed here by any concerned citizen, reads:
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