Summary: H.R.6525 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/16/2008)

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.