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Enhanced civics education demonstration sites.

Subject to the availability of amounts appropriated for this specific purpose, the office of the superintendent of public instruction shall select two school districts that are diverse in size and in geographic and demographic makeup to serve as demonstration sites for enhanced civics education. These demonstration sites will:
(1) Implement and assess an in-depth civics education program that includes the six proven instructional practices for enhancing civic education in kindergarten through twelfth grade classrooms;
(2) Collaborate with programs and agencies in the local community in order to expand after-school and summer civics education opportunities;
(3) Monitor and report the level of penetration of civics education in school and out-of-school programs;
(4) Ensure that underserved students including rural, low-income, immigrant, and refugee students are prioritized in the implementation of programs;
(5) Develop evaluation standards and a procedure for endorsing civics education curriculum that can be recommended for use in other school districts and out-of-school programs; and
(6) Provide an annual report on the demonstration sites by December 1st each year to the governor and the committees of the legislature with oversight over K-12 education.


FindingIntent2018 c 127: See note following RCW 28A.230.094.
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