H.R.6525 - American History and Civics Achievement Act

To amend the National Assessment of Educational Progress Authorization Act to require State academic assessments of student achievement in United States history and civics, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend the National Assessment of Educational Progress Authorization Act to require State academic assessments of student achievement in United States history and civics, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: American History and Civics Achievement Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

American History and Civics Achievement Act - Amends the National Assessment of Educational Progress Authorization Act to direct the Commissioner for Education Statistics to give a priority to conducting national assessments of student achievement in history at least once every four years i

Official Summary

American History and Civics Achievement Act - Amends the National Assessment of Educational Progress Authorization Act to direct the Commissioner for Education Statistics to give a priority to conducting national assessments of student achievement in history at least once every four years in grades 4, 8, and 12. Requires the Commissioner to conduct, in at least ten geographically diverse states, trial state academic assessments of student achievement in:
(1) U.S. history in grades 8 and 12; and
(2) civics in grades 8 and 12. Directs the National Assessment of Educational Progress governing board to select the participating states.

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