High school students in Texas might be able to load up on athletics, band, and physical education classes to meet graduation requirements under a new state law that gives students more freedom to pick electives, reports the Dallas Morning News -- and critics of the new plan say the Legislature made a mistake in eliminating health and computer technology as requirements. In passing the legislation in May, lawmakers increased the number of electives that most students can take in high school, but they put fewer restrictions on what classes can be taken to comply with the new course requirements. As...

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