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How much do you know about the American government?

That’s what the attorney general of Kansas is asking middle schoolers, as he proposes that the U.S. citizenship test become part of the official school curriculum.

Currently, the test serves as a screening process for immigrants hoping to become American citizens.

But some also say that ensuring kids understand the workings of U.S. democracy could help instill patriotism in this turbulent era of terrorism, Fox 4’s Matt Stewart reported from Kansas City this morning.

The proposed test would be voluntary, though it's already a graduation requirement for high schoolers in as many as nine other states.

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