AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO TAKE THE CIVICS PORTION OF THE NATURALIZATION TEST USED BY THE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES.
Amends GS 115C-81(g) as the title indicates. Adds new subdivision (4a) to the civic literacy requirements of the state's basic education program as provided in GS 115C-81 to require that the 100 questions from the civics portion of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization test be administered as a component of a social studies test required for high school graduation. Prohibits more than 10 percent of a student's grade in a social studies course being based on the results of the test.
Applies beginning with the 2015-16 school year.
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