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 President: There is a Civic Education Crisis

October 10, 2018

In the Chronicle of Higher Education, ACTA President Michael Poliakoff responded to Professor Wineburg's article, “Obituary for a Billion-Dollar Boondoggle” which overlooked the many indicators that America faces a crisis in civic education. In addition, Professor Wineburg claimed that because American students have never performed strongly on decontextualized history questions, there is no problem. To read more, click here >>

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