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Stop Doubting Texas’ Graduation Numbers

by Michael Marder, Physics professor at UT-Austin Source: Yes, Texas is at the top. Not just in job creation. And not just in oil and gas. No, we lead nearly every other state in the nation on high school graduation rates. The Texas Education Agency announced it earlier this year. No. 2 overall in the country and No. 1.
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Record Number of Texas Students Take ACT

The number of Texas students in the 2014 graduating class taking the ACT college admission test hit a new high. According to a report released by the TEA, 116,547 Texas students took the ACT (up by more than 6,700 students from 2013). In addition, 45,717 Hispanic students took the ACT in 2014. The 2014 Texas Hispanic.
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