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House Bill 5 Reshapes Texas Public Education

Thanks to changes introduced by the passage of House Bill 5, Texas high schools feature some dramatic modifications as the new school year kicks into gear.

Gov. Rick Perry after signing House Bill 5, an education reform bill, before a crowd in the Governor's Reception Room on Jun…

Thanks to changes introduced by the passage of House Bill 5, Texas high schools feature some dramatic modifications as the new school year kicks into gear. While standardized tests have been reduced and Algebra II is now an option rather than a requirement, lawmakers stress that the new rules are intended to channel students toward a greater variety of post-high school training choices and, ultimately, stable careers. (Houston Public Media)

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