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.

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Scholars, higher education leaders, and policymakers have contributed to ACTA's library of resources.

Testimony before Subcommittee of U.S. House Education and the Worfkorce Committee

June 2004 by Jerry L. Martin |

ACTA chairman Jerry L. Martin is a key witness at the hearing on H.R. 4283, the College Access and Opportunity Act: "Does Accreditation Provide Students and… Continue Reading >>

Restoring America’s Legacy

September 2002 by Anne D. Neal Jerry L. Martin |

This eye-opening report reveals that despite growing public alarm about historical illiteracy and a Congressional Resolution calling for action, not a single… Continue Reading >>

Losing America’s Memory

Historical Illiteracy in the 21st Century
February 2000 by Anne D. Neal Jerry L. Martin |

This stunning report reveals 81% of seniors from the top 55 U.S. colleges and universities failed a high school level history exam; even worse, that none of… Continue Reading >>

The Shakespeare File

What English Majors Are Really Studying
December 1996 by Jerry L. Martin |

This report reveals that Shakespeare is no longer a required course for English majors—the future English teachers of America—at two-thirds of the… Continue Reading >>

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