AR-A.C.A. § 6-16-149

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Two Letter AR
State Arkansas
Policy Focus Assessment Required for Graduation
Initiating Entity State Legislature
Description (a) (1) Beginning in the 2018-2019 school year, in order to receive a high school diploma from a public school or a high school equivalency diploma from a state entity, a student shall:
(A)Take a test that is identical to the civics portion of the naturalization test used by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services; and
(B)Correctly answer at least sixty (60) of the one hundred (100) test questions.
(2)A student may retake the test as many times as necessary to achieve a passing score.
(b)The State Board of Education shall determine the method and manner by which to administer a test that is identical to the civics portion of the naturalization test used by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Reference Code A.C.A. § 6-16-149
Year Passed
Year Implemented 2018
Grade Levels High School
Additional Notes