Texas high schools are racing to add engineering courses as state universities battle to increase the low number of students pursuing degrees in math and science disciplines, reports the Dallas Morning News. At the same time, officials at the state's engineering schools are frustrated with high dropout rates from their programs. American students aren't pursuing careers in engineering as much as foreign students. And according to Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills scores, students are struggling most in science and math. Most efforts to add courses are recent and still forming. The State Board of Education recently approved an engineering...

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