Coalition Letter to Senator Chuck Schumer on the Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act

In a letter to Senator Chuck Schumer, PDE Action and six other parental rights and foreign policy organizations demanded a vote on the Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act. The bill flew through the House of Representatives with bipartisan support. We recognize the threat the Chinese Communist Party poses on American K-12 schools, including through TikTok. PDE Action urges Sen. Schumer to take this bill up for a vote and protect American children from the CCP's malign foreign influence and data collection efforts.

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Dear Governors: Protect Children & American Curriculums from Foreign Influence

Our partner organization, Parents Defending Education, released an investigation on July 26 into Chinese government ties to American K-12 schools. Through records requests and publicly available information, it was discovered that 143 school districts across the United States have engaged in contracts to establish Confucius Institutes and Classrooms, including in three of the nation’s top science […]

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