Introduced House Bill (H)

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Civics education. Requires the department of education to develop civics curriculum standards for students in kindergarten through grade 7 that are tailored to prepare students to take the United States Civics Test (civics test) by the end of grade 7. Provides that a student must have the opportunity to take the civics test at least once per year. Provides that students who have not passed the civics test before enrollment in the student's high school United States government course must take the civics test in the student's high school United States government course. Provides a student who has passed the Civics education. Requires the department of education to develop civics curriculum standards for students in kindergarten through grade 7 that are tailored to prepare students to take the United States Civics Test (civics test) by the end of grade 7. Provides that a student must have the opportunity to take the civics test at least once per year. Provides that students who have not passed the civics test before enrollment in the student's high school United States government course must take the civics test in the student's high school United States government course. Provides a student who has passed the civics test before the student's enrollment in a high school United States government course with the option to request to take the civics test in the student's high school United States government course. Provides an exemption from the requirement for a special education student under the student's individualized education plan. ... View more