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(NEWSER) – Today's high school sophomores in Arizona will have an extra exam to pass before collecting their diplomas in two years—a civics test. Gov. Doug Ducey proposed the requirement in his state-of-the-state address, and Arizona lawmakers approved it today, reports the Arizona Republic. The measure goes into effect in 2017, and other states are expected to follow suit to mark the 230th anniversary of the US Constitution.

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