(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