Graduation Reforms Stir Debate Among Education Experts

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Students entering the classroom at Yes Prep, a public charter school system with 11 campuses serving 7000 students in low income areas of Houston.
Students entering the classroom at Yes Prep, a public charter school system with 11 campuses serving 7000 students in low income areas of Houston.

The state House this week passed legislation that would significantly alter the courses students must take to receive a high school diploma. The bill has drawn mixed reactions from education experts, some of whom are worried about the effects on minority students.

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