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Graduation Reforms Stir Debate Among Education Experts

The state House this week passed legislation that would 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.

by Veronica Zaragovia, KUT News
Students enter a classroom one one of the 11 Houston-area campuses of Yes Prep, a public charter school system serving 7,000 low-income students.

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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