Bill Summaries: H176 CITIZENSHIP TEST.

  • Summary date: Mar 9 2015 - More information

    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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