Lawmaker Wants College Civics TestJanuary 19, 2018 |
by Associated Press
A Missouri lawmaker is pushing a bill that would require college students to pass a civics test before they’re issued a diploma.
Republican Rep. Dean Dohrman introduced the bill to ensure Missouri’s college graduates understand U.S. civics, citizens’ rights and how the federal government functions, the Springfield News-Leader reported .
“I hope to accomplish better civic education at the higher education level,” Dohrman said. “It’s always good for us to learn more about our government.”