citizen_gradNorth Dakota became the latest state to join the Civics Education Initiative. First lady Betsey Dalryumple, along with educators and lawmakers, unveiled the bill earlier this week. North Dakota joins seven other states, South Dakota, Arizona, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Utah currently pushing the test. The pending legislation would require high school seniors to pass a 100- question test to graduate. This is the same test all immigrants applying for U.S. citizenship must pass. For more information or to get involved, visit