An Act Directing the Department of Education To Formulate and Implement a Citizenship Educational Component for the School Curriculum
Sec. 1. 20-A MRSA §4706, as amended by PL 2009, c. 313, §§8 and 9, is further amended to read:
§ 4706. Instruction in American history, Maine studies and Maine Native American studies
Instruction in American history, government, citizenship and Maine studies must be aligned with the parameters for essential instruction and graduation requirements established under section 6209.
This bill amends the law requiring instruction in history, government and citizenship in elementary and secondary schools. This bill specifies instruction be provided concerning different models of local government and the history, organization and operation of the Federal Government and of Maine government.