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Texas may require students to pass a citizenship test. How would you do?

Published on May 3, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Texas may soon require high school students take a version of the test all immigrants looking for U.S. citizenship must pass. On Wednesday, the Texas House is scheduled to take up a bill that would eliminate the required U.S. history end-of-course for public high schoolers and replace that with a version of the civics test that immigrants must take to become U.S. citizens. As of 2017, 15 states have passed similar legislation, according to the Arizona-based Civics Education Initiative. State Rep. Trent Ashby, R-Lufkin, one of the authors of House Bill 1776, said the measure is intended to ensure public school students are educated on […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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