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.

D-Day Knowledge Survey

June 2014

In honor of the 70th anniversary of D-Day, ACTA releases a GfK survey on historical amnesia about World War II. The study found that a quarter of American adults don’t know that D-Day occurred during World War II. It also found that more than half of American adults—including 43% of college students—don’t know Franklin D. Roosevelt was president at the time of the invasion. The survey was the subject of a column by nationally-syndicated writer Cal Thomas.


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Too many Americans don’t know or care about their history

Washington Examiner
June 5, 2014 by Cal Thomas |

Given the numerous studies revealing how American education lags behind instruction in other countries in disciplines once thought to be essential, it should come as no… Continue Reading >>