This New Law Ensures South Carolina Students Will Study the Founding Documents

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  1. Revmitchell

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    Gov. Nikki Haley, a Republican, signed a South Carolina House bill into law that implements the study of U.S. founding documents into the state’s public high schools.

    The South Carolina Founding Principles Act requires the study of the United States Constitution, the Federalist Papers, and “the structure of the government and the role of separation of powers and the freedoms guaranteed by the Bill of Rights” to be added into statewide social studies programs.

    This bill, signed June 1, reinforces South Carolina’s Section 59-29-120 that required all public education students, both in high school and in college, to pass a test after a year-long class on the founding documents and principles.

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    I guess I didn't realize those were no longer studied. Kudos to South Carolina (not only because I am from SC, but for their decision here). I wonder how long it will take before this is challenged.
     

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