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Texas considering cutting high school cosmetology courses

The Texas Education Agency says cosmetologists don’t make enough to justify continuing high school cosmetology programs. Teachers and students say reported salaries don’t tell the whole story.

Elizabeth Ruvalcaba and Rahslyn Stallings practice styling techniques in a cosmetology class at Jack C. Hays High School in Buda on Sept. 7, 2018.

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