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Education - Maryland High School Diploma - Civics Test Requirement

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kittleman


In the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring a student to take and achieve a passing score on a civics test that consists of the 100 questions used for the civics portion of the Naturalization Test administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; requiring, on or before the first day of the 2017-2018 school year, the State Board to determine the means of providing each high school student an opportunity to take the required civics test; requiring a student to answer correctly at least 60% of the civics test questions to receive a passing score; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Kittleman, Adams, Flanagan, Ghrist, S. Howard, Jalisi, Krebs, Metzgar, Rose, Shoemaker, West, B. Wilson, and Wivell
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB1200 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Primary and Secondary Education
Education - Miscellaneous
Narrow Subject(s):Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Education, State Board of
Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, Department of
Public Schools
Statutes:Article - Education

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October 24, 2017 4:58 P.M.