ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA In the News

Florida challenged over new civics literacy exam

Politico Pro
May 27, 2020 by Andrew Atterbury |
TALLAHASSEE — Civics education advocates are fighting to invalidate an exam recently approved by the Florida Board of Education as an option for students to meet college graduation requirements. In a petition filed… Continue Reading >>

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ACTA Challenges Florida Department of Education on the Merits of New “Civic Literacy” Test

May 26, 2020 |

Washington, DC – On Tuesday, May 26, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) joined in a Continue Reading >>

ACTA Statements

Florida Dept. of Education Action on Civic Education is Wrong

May 13, 2020 |

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) has long been impressed with Florida’s commitment to improving civic education. The… Continue Reading >>

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