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28A.230.090  <<  28A.230.093 >>   28A.230.095

RCW 28A.230.093

Social studies course credits — Civics coursework.

(1) If, after July 26, 2009, the state board of education increases the number of course credits in social studies that are required for high school graduation under RCW 28A.230.090, the board shall also require that at least one-half credit of that requirement be coursework in civics.

     (2) The content of the civics requirement must include, but not be limited to:

     (a) Federal, state, and local government organization and procedures;

     (b) Rights and responsibilities of citizens addressed in the Washington state and United States Constitutions;

     (c) Current issues addressed at each level of government; and

     (d) Electoral issues, including elections, ballot measures, initiatives, and referenda.

[2009 c 223 § 3.]


     Finding -- 2009 c 223: See note following RCW 28A.230.090.