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Arizona Now Requires Civics Test to Graduate From High School

Despite warnings that such measures would drive up already unmanageable costs, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey recently signed into law a new requirement for all high school students to pass a 100-question civics test before being awarded their diplomas.

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Despite critical warnings that such measures would drive up already unmanageable state costs, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey recently signed into law a new requirement for all high school students to pass a 100-question civics test before being awarded their diplomas. Other states are expected to follow suit. Opponents still point to the fact that a 60-out-of-100 passing threshold does not accurately speak to comprehension of civics principles. (Washington Post

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