|FL||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12|
|Statewide Assessment Provisions|
H.B. 1255 - Sec. 16, 18, 25, 26
Allows a principal to waive the civics end-of-course (EOC) assessment requirement for a transfer student who already completed a civics course (Sec. 25). Establishes an exemption from the intensive reading course requirement for certain students (Sec. 16, 18)....
|ME||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Includes Civics in the Social Studies and History Courses Required for a Diploma|
H.P. 902 (L.D. 1211)
Requires a secondary student to satisfactorily complete at least one course in civics and government to receive a high school diploma. http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/bills_125th/chapters/PUBLIC294.asp ...
|NC||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Amends Civic Literacy Curriculum Requirements|
Amends civic literacy curriculum requirements related to the founding of the United States. Deletes the requirements that high school students learn and be required to demonstrate understanding of the found of the U.S. and replaces with a specific requirement ...
|TN||to governor 05/2011||P-12||Teaching American Government|
Specifies that each student must be taught the foundational instruments, mechanisms and values of American government and that no teacher or administrator in an LEA may be prohibited from using or reading from the United States Constitution during the course o...
|NE||Signed into law 04/2011||P-12||Civics Education|
Expands the topics required to be covered in the teaching of civics in high schools. The bill provides that in teaching about the
duties of citizenship, specific attention shall be given to instruction regarding active participation in the improvement of a cit...
|Constitution Day Educational Programs|
S.B. 239 - Section 1 and 3
Requires all K-12 schools and colleges/universities receiving state funds to hold an educational program on the governing principles of the U.S. Constitution on or around September 17 each year for the students served by the school, college or university.