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Texas Ramps Up Math and Science Requirements

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Texas Ramps Up Math and Science Requirements

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Texas Ramps Up Math and Science Requirements

Texas Ramps Up Math and Science Requirements

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Texas is about to become one of the first states to require students to take four years of math and science. Supporters say it will ensure that students are ready for jobs or college. But some educators fear that, if not done right, the additional work could push some students to drop out.