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Texas House Passed The Long-Debated Education Bill

The Texas House passed a major education bill, House Bill 5, Tuesday night after a marathon debate and consideration of more than 100 amendments. The bill reduces the number of tests in high school from 15 to five, changes the graduation plan for students and revises the grading system for schools.


Laura Isensee

Laura Isensee

Education Reporter

Laura Isensee covers education for Houston Public Media, including K-12 and higher education. Previously, she was a staff reporter at The Miami Herald and contributed to South Florida’s NPR affiliate. Her work has also appeared in The Dallas Morning News, Reuters and Clarín in Argentina. Laura has won awards for...

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