UT-S.B. 60 American Civics E
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|Policy Focus||Assessment Required for Graduation|
|Initiating Entity||State legislature|
|Description||The board shall require:
(i) a public school student who graduates on or after January 1, 2016, to pass a basic civics test as a condition for receiving a high school diploma; and (ii) a student enrolled in an adult education program to pass a basic civics test as a condition for receiving an adult education secondary diploma.(b) The board may require a public school student to pass an alternate assessment instead of a basic civics test if the student qualifies for an alternate assessment, as defined in board rule. (3) An individual who correctly answers a minimum of 35 out of the 50 questions on a basic civics test passes the test and an individual who correctly answers fewer than 35 out of 50 questions on a basic civics test does not pass the test.
|Reference Code||S.B. 60 American Civics Education Initiative|