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ACTA on Historical Literacy

May 20, 2018 Download PDF

For over two decades, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni has led the charge in addressing the crisis in historical literacy. ACTA provides college trustees and policymakers the hard data and strategies they need to empower the next generations with an understanding of our nation’s history and institutions of freedom. View this quick reference on where we stand on the issue.


Launched in 1995, we are the only organization that works with alumni, donors, trustees, and education leaders across the United States to support liberal arts education, uphold high academic standards, safeguard the free exchange of ideas on campus, and ensure that the next generation receives an intellectually rich, high-quality college education at an affordable price.

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