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Health Education Requirement Dropped

Source: click2houston.c Posted By: Valerie M...4132 days ago

Health class will no longer be a state requirement for high school students this fall, making Texas one of the few states in the country with no required health education, officials said.

Education Commissioner Robert Scott announced the move in a recent letter to school districts, causing some to worry Texas students will miss out on critical topics like alcohol awareness, sex education and basic nutrition.

"It was very surprising to a lot of people," said Diana Everett, executive director....

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