LA-La. R.S. 17:274.1

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Two Letter LA
State Louisiana
Policy Focus Graduation Requirement
Initiating Entity State Legislature
Description All public high schools shall give instruction in Civics and Free Enterprise as prerequisite to graduation. " The legislature, in recognition of the national Civics Education Initiative’s efforts to ensure that every citizen can, at a minimum, demonstrate the same knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of the history, principles, and form of the United States government required of naturalized citizens, hereby provides for the Louisiana Civics Education Initiative." Students also must survey their knowledge via USCIS civics portion test. This testing requirement beings in the 2016-2017 school year.
Reference Code La. R.S. 17:274.1
Year Passed
Year Implemented 2016
Grade Levels
Additional Notes