The American Civics Act requires that all Arizona students pass a basic civics test before graduating from high school. It was the first bill Governor Ducey signed, making Arizona the first state in the country to enact such a law.
The American Civics Act requires high school students to correctly answer at least 60 out of 100 questions on a test identical to the civics component of the naturalization test used by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). You can find a copy of the USCIS Naturalization test here.
To request a Certificate of Recognition for high school students who have met the American Civics Act requirements, please fill out the form below. All certificates will be emailed back to the requestor in PDF form. Click here to see example certificate.
*PLEASE NOTE: Only teachers may request a Certificate of Recognition for students. If you are a parent seeking one for your child, please have the teacher complete this form. Thank you.
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Dawn WallaceDirector and Education Policy Advisor
Kristin SorensenDeputy Director
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