Could A Move In The State Capital Dumb Down Students????...

The United States Ranks 18th Among The 36 Industrialized Nations In Graduation Rates... Far From The Number One That Our Country Heald Many Years Ago...

Wow... A Bill In The Texas House Proposes Lowering Graduation Standards Even Further...

According To Texas House Representative Rob Eissler Who Authored House Bill 500... New Measures Could Save School Districts Money And Restore A Degree Of Local Control To Determine How Much Final Exams Count Towards Graduation.

There Is Huge Opposition To This Bill... Nay Sayers Claim The Bill Allows Students To Graduate Even If They Pass Only 4 Of 12 Core Subject Final Exams.

Debbie Rankin spring "If You Relax The Requirements To Graduate, I Mean... You're Just Putting (pardon My French) Dumb People In The World"

Rene Tucker cypress 47:20 "We're Already Behind Some Other Countries In Certain Areas Like Math And Science And Now Somebody Wants To Reduce The Requirements... No... I Disagree With That Compeletely."

Rafter Irving woodlands 43:51 "I Think Its Giving Them An Out, Its Saying Hey... You Don't Have To Worry About It."

At This Rate...

Should We Send Our Kids To Study Abroad So They Can Get A Good Education?