Tag Archives: Indiana Civics Testing
We have some good news on 3 important bills before the Indiana General Assembly.
First of all, the Civics Bill that we have supported for several years was not really watered down, like some headlines implied. Senate Bill 132 changed the basic civics and history test required of new citizens from a graduation test to a test required to pass high school government, but that class is required to graduate… Read More
On Wednesday morning, the Indiana House Education Committee will hold a hearing on Senate Bill 132, which requires Indiana high school students to take the same basic civics test that we require of all new citizens. This bill is not burdensome to schools, and it is not a partisan test.
What SB 132 does is reinforce the reality that if something is not tested, it … Read More
AFA of Indiana Executive Director Micah Clark gives us an Indiana State House Update.
Topics include: Conversion Therapy Banning Bills, Civic Education and so called Hate/Bias Crimes Bills.… Read More
By Paul Bedard – Just a third of Americans can pass a multiple choice “U.S. Citizenship Test,” fumbling over such simple questions as the cause of the Cold War or naming just one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for.
And of Americans 45 and younger, the passing rate is a tiny 19 percent, according to a survey done for the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
Worse: The actual test only … Read More