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Senator Exposes How Communist China Is Directly Funding And Controlling American Classrooms

•, By Donny Ferguson

Sen. , R-La., introduced the "Preventing Malign CCP Influence on Academic Institutions Act" to expose a sophisticated finance program Communist Chinese leaders are using to fund lesson plans in U.S. classrooms.

"The has been targeting our universities for a long time, and Americans deserve to know whether their schools are yoking themselves to such an oppressive, authoritarian regime. This bill would shine a light on where Beijing is peddling its influence on the U.S. campuses that shape our kids' hearts and minds," said Kennedy.

Kennedy's bill would amend the Higher Act of 1965 to require public disclosure of foreign gifts to American schools.

"Under Kennedy's bill, any educational institution that receives more than $5,000 from a Chinese-affiliated entity in any given year would have to disclose the full name of the donor to the .